Journals Higher Education

$78.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 December 2016

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190625733


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Grassroots Global Governance

Local Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development

Craig M. Kauffman

  • Provides a new theoretical framework for understanding global governance structures that commonly form around local-cumulative problems like deforestation, poverty, disease, and climate change
  • Contends that the political struggles and learning processes that occur among grassroots and global actors fuel a dynamic and interactive process of normative and institutional development at both the local and international levels
  • Contributes to the development of nodal governance theory, a relatively new theory that looks not only at how ideas and resources transfer across network structures, but also the agency involved in converting these into action
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