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Public and Private in Natural Resource Governance: A False Dichotomy?
by Thomas Sikor
?This volume develops the rich conceptual and empirical content of public-private relationships, increasingly acknowledged as the dominant realm of natural resource governance. Ten wonderful studies from around the world illuminate opportunities for advancing the theory, analysis and effective formation of sustainable systems of resource use. The book is excellent for cour ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge
(first published 2008)
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Nov 29, 2012 Sarah Clement rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
This book has a really interesting spread of articles, and provides a lot of food for thought on a range of natural resource issues. I was particularly a fan of Irene Ring's chapter on biodiversity governance, as it challenges the conventional notion in new governance that polycentricity is always the best option (which tends to be the default assumption in much of the literature). Just as the past few decades brought about widespread recognition that a discussion of 'governance' make more sense ...more