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Urban environmental governance in India : browsing Bengaluru / K.V. Raju, A. Ravindra, S. Manasi, K.C. Smitha, Ravindra Srinivas.

By: Raju, K.V [(author.)].
Contributor(s): Ravin, A | Manasi, S | Smitha, K. C | Srinivas, Ravindra.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The urban book series.Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018Description: x, 301 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783319734675 (hbk.).Subject(s): Environmental policy -- India -- Bangalore | Sustainable urban development -- India -- Bangalore | Urban ecology (Sociology) | Environmental policy -- Sustainable developmentDDC classification: 363.705610954 URB
Contents:
Chapter1. Introduction Chapter2. Urban environmental governance: global experiences Chapter3. Emerging urban environmental governance models/​approaches Chapter4. Urban environmental laws and institutions Chapter5. Bangalore metropolitan city: an environmental overview Chapter6. Trends and status of environmental resource use in Bangalore metropolitan area (BMA) Chapter7-Local institutions and governance structures for environmental governance: critical issues and emerging options Chapter8. Environmental governance in Bangalore.
Summary: This book aims to identify the challenges presented by current urban environmental governance practices in fast growing Indian cities, to propose changes to the current governance implementation strategies, and to explore the best practices to achieve sustainable urban models through Indian and global perspectives. With a focus on the city of Bengaluru, the book draws on extensive reviews of literature and data to present current trends and statuses of environmental resource use in growing urban centres of India.The book analyzes the situations that impact urban environmental governance decisions and outcomes and proposes solutions to address these issues for long-term sustainability. Policy makers, researchers, academics and development practitioners in environmental politics and urban governance will find this work of great interest. The book starts by examining different urban environmental threats on global and domestic levels, and provides evidence for the effectiveness of sustainable efforts to curb the impact of crisis-like scenarios. Then the book discusses the role of institutional regimes in influencing urban environmental outcomes through policies, and analyzes the role of various actors in the evolution of urban environmental governance from a legal perspective at global and local scales. In the final chapters, the book explores the trends and status of environmental resource management in Bangalore Metropolitan Area (BMA), and examines the dynamics of local institutions and governance structures for regulating environmental governance for promoting effective sustainable environmental governance in Bengaluru.
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Chapter1. Introduction
Chapter2. Urban environmental governance: global experiences
Chapter3. Emerging urban environmental governance models/​approaches
Chapter4. Urban environmental laws and institutions
Chapter5. Bangalore metropolitan city: an environmental overview
Chapter6. Trends and status of environmental resource use in Bangalore metropolitan area (BMA)
Chapter7-Local institutions and governance structures for environmental governance: critical issues and emerging options
Chapter8. Environmental governance in Bangalore.

This book aims to identify the challenges presented by current urban environmental governance practices in fast growing Indian cities, to propose changes to the current governance implementation strategies, and to explore the best practices to achieve sustainable urban models through Indian and global perspectives. With a focus on the city of Bengaluru, the book draws on extensive reviews of literature and data to present current trends and statuses of environmental resource use in growing urban centres of India.The book analyzes the situations that impact urban environmental governance decisions and outcomes and proposes solutions to address these issues for long-term sustainability. Policy makers, researchers, academics and development practitioners in environmental politics and urban governance will find this work of great interest. The book starts by examining different urban environmental threats on global and domestic levels, and provides evidence for the effectiveness of sustainable efforts to curb the impact of crisis-like scenarios. Then the book discusses the role of institutional regimes in influencing urban environmental outcomes through policies, and analyzes the role of various actors in the evolution of urban environmental governance from a legal perspective at global and local scales. In the final chapters, the book explores the trends and status of environmental resource management in Bangalore Metropolitan Area (BMA), and examines the dynamics of local institutions and governance structures for regulating environmental governance for promoting effective sustainable environmental governance in Bengaluru.

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