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Author Crase, Lin
Title Water Policy, Tourism, and Recreation : Lessons from Australia
Imprint Florence : Earthscan LLC, 2011
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Descript 1 online resource (241 pages)
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Series RFF Press Water Policy Ser
RFF Press Water Policy Ser
Note Cover -- Water Policy, Tourism,and Recreation: Lessons from Australia -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures, Tables, and Boxes -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- PART I CONTEXT, VALUES, AND TRADE-OFFS -- CHAPTER 1 The Policy Landscape and Challenges for Tourism and Recreation in Australia -- CHAPTER 2 The Environmental Status of Australia's Rivers: A Production Systems Perspective -- CHAPTER 3 Challenges of Estimating the Value of Tourism and Recreation in the Murray-Darling Basin -- CHAPTER 4 Access to Inland Waters for Tourism: Ecosystem Services and Trade-offs -- PART II PROPERTY RIGHTS AND INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS -- CHAPTER 5 Why Rights Matter -- CHAPTER 6 Institutional Considerations for Collaborative Behavior in Tourism and Recreation -- CHAPTER 7 Collaborating and Coordinating Disparate Interests: Lessons from Water Trusts -- PART III PRACTICAL CHALLENGES AND POLICY FORMULATION -- CHAPTER 8 The Swan River: Look but Do Not Touch -- CHAPTER 9 Recreational Access to Urban Water Supplies -- CHAPTER 10 Cases in Policy Suasion and Influence: The Boating Industry -- CHAPTER 11 Science, Policy, and Knowledge: Is There a Better Way for the Tourism and Recreation Sector? -- PART IV TOURISTS AND URBAN WATER AND LESSONS FOR THE FUTURE -- CHAPTER 12 The Use of Potable Water by Tourists: Accounting for Behavioral Differences -- CHAPTER 13 Water Pricing, Water Restrictions, and Tourism Water Demand -- CHAPTER 14 Lessons for the Tourism and Recreation Sector and Directions for Future Research -- Index
This book explores the complicated interrelationships between freshwater resources and tourism and recreation. The focus is on Australia, but comparisons with the experience of other countries are also made throughout. Yet Australia has been at the forefront of conflicts over drought and water use, particularly for irrigated agriculture, as well as of the design of policies and institutions for water policy, so there are many lessons which can be applied to other parts of the world. The authors examine in detail the relationships between water economics and supply, and the needs for tourism and recreation. The book discusses water use and access and the conflict between urban and recreational demands. It considers the institutional arrangements around water and the significance of property rights, including water markets and water pricing. Theoretical and practical models for increasing collaboration and cooperation such as the use of trusts are also developed and water trusts in the USA are examined. Specific chapters highlight the role of interest groups, such as the boating industry, to influence policy thinking and the practical trade-offs between access to urban water supplies and the requirements of recreation. Tourist behavior in relation to water use and pricing is also assessed
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Crase, Lin Water Policy, Tourism, and Recreation : Lessons from Australia Florence : Earthscan LLC,c2011 9781617260872
Subject Tourism -- Environmental aspects -- Australia.;Water -- Government policy -- Australia
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Alt Author O'Keefe, Suzanne
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