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Coordination and Power in Water Governance: The Case of Prescott Active Management Area


Abstract Studies of governance have focused on the interactions among diverse actors while implicitly recognizing the role of power within those relationships. Explicit power analyses of water governance coordination are needed to better understand the conditions for and barriers to sustainability. I therefore utilized a novel conceptual framework to analyze vertical and horizontal governance, along with power, to address how governance interactions affect water sustainability in terms of (1) interactions among governance actors across local to state levels; (2) coordination among actors at the local level; and (3) the exercise of power among assorted actors. I adopted a qualitative case study methodology that involved triangulating interview transc... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Ayodele, Deborah Olufunmilola (Author) / Larson, Kelli L (Advisor) / Bolin, Robert (Committee member) / Manuel-Navarrete, David (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Geography / Sustainability / Water resources management / Policy / Power / Prescott AMA / Sustainable Water Governance / Water Governance / Water Sustainability
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 224 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Geography 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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