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Wading Through Water Networks: Lessons Learned at the International Regional and Local Levels
My research involves the study of transnational water networks and I look at the way water policies are implemented at the international, regional and local levels. My major contribution is providing a better understanding of how networks operate in the water sector. I demonstrate that current efforts in the water sector are undertaken through collaborative efforts of networks in which the comprehensive whole is greater than the sum of the actors individually. We live in a complex world in which countries, international organizations such as the United Nations, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), multinational corporations and individuals organize advocacy campaigns through networks to tackle the myriad of issues we face in a globalized world. My research contributes to the literature on transnational networks, international organizations, norm diffusion and water security.
International Relations|Political science|Water Resources Management|Climate Change
Benes, Maria Bernadette, "Wading Through Water Networks: Lessons Learned at the International Regional and Local Levels" (2021). ETD collection for University of Nebraska - Lincoln. AAI28713016.