Cross-Border Resource Management: Theory and Practice

Other | July 1, 2005

byGuo, Rongxing, Rongxing Guo

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This essay is about the management of natural and environmental resources in cross-border areas. It explores a group of geographical, political, legal, economic and cultural factors that arise when political units (such as sovereign countries, dependent states and other administrative units) seek to utilize natural and environmental resources efficiently and equitably while minimizing the resultant damages (for example, prevention of resource degradation and preservation of the physical environment).

* Examines various types of cross-border areas at both international and sub-national levels throughout the world as well as their geographical, political, economic and cultural influences on the cross-border resource management
* Uses the latest international and area data, resulting in new findings for cross-border environmental activities
* Contains a large number of case studies throughout the world including four in-depth case studies of cross-border resource management

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This essay is about the management of natural and environmental resources in cross-border areas. It explores a group of geographical, political, legal, economic and cultural factors that arise when political units (such as sovereign countries, dependent states and other administrative units) seek to utilize natural and environmental re...

Rongxing Guo has more than 20 years' experience in teaching and research in regional economics with an emphasis on cross-border issues. He has also worked extensively in Chinese economic issues related to energy and environmental economics. He is Professor and Head of the Regional Economics Committee of the Regional Science Association...

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Format:OtherDimensions:300 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:July 1, 2005Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:008046081X

ISBN - 13:9780080460819

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Table of Contents

Part One. Theory.
1. Some basic concepts.
2. Resource management and cross-border areas.
3. Can cross-border resources be optimally managed?
4. Cross-border resource management: methodological puzzles.
5. Institutions for cross-border resource management.
6. Cross-border resource management in disputed areas.
Part Two. Practice.
7. The triangular resource management of the Tumen River area.
8. The transnational water pollution in the Lower Mekong Basin.
9. The U.S.-Mexico border environment cooperation.
10. China's interprovincial border disputes at Lake Weishan.