Governing transboundary waters : Canada, the United States and indigenous communities / Emma S. Norman.
- London ; New York : Routledge, 2015.
- Earthscan studies in water resource management.
Earthscan studies in water resource management
xvi, 220 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
- Water rights -- Canada.
Water rights -- United States.
Water -- Government policy -- Canada.
Water -- Government policy -- United States.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.
- "With almost the entire world's water basins crossing political borders of some kind, understanding how to cooperate with one's neighbor is of global relevance. With this aim, this book explores the nuances of transboundary water governance through the exploration of the "friendly" Canada-US border. The border is colloquially known as the "longest undefended border in the world", but in reality it is a border under increased scrutiny and security measures"-- Provided by publisher.
- Introduction : water, borders, scale, and power
From supranational to inter-tribal : transboundary governance at different scales
Rescaling water governance : from federal-federal to international watersheds
Part 2 : Indigenous water governance : re/ordering transnational space
Shellfish harvesting in Boundary Bay : transboundary environmental justice and the politics of counting
"We are the ones that we are waiting for" : indigenous leadership in transborder environmental governance
The canoe journey : paddling for change
Walking Gichigami : Mother Earth water walks and environmental advocacy
What boundary? What whale? Whose responsibility? : the blurring of political and cultural boundaries in marine governance
Conclusion and reflections : what makes a good upstream neighbour?
Appendix B. Substances covered under the Rotterdam Convention
Appendix C. The full schedule of the water walkers.
- Includes bibliographical references and index (pages 195-214).
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