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Cross-Border Resource Management: Book by Rongxing Guo

Cross-Border Resource Management

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ISBN: 9780080983196    Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Year of publishing: 2012     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 354        
Rational exploitation and utilization of natural and environmental resources is more difficult in cross-border areas than in areas under the jurisdiction of a single authority. Moreover, cross-border resource...Read more
Rational exploitation and utilization of natural and environmental resources is more difficult in cross-border areas than in areas under the jurisdiction of a single authority. Moreover, cross-border resource management is constrained by the number of independent stakeholders involved. The primary reasons for this come from the uneven spatial distribution of production factors as well as the non-cooperative cross-border mechanism resulting from two or more political regimes. Faced with cross-border pollution, policymakers tend to be shortsighted, emphasizing the direct costs and benefits of their own regional development at the expenses of their neighbors. In addition, research institutions and international donor agencies have not paid full attention to the problems common in cross-border areas. Consequently, cross-border area studies remain a marginalized, easily forgotten topic.
The main objectives of this book are to clarify how natural and human systems interact in cross-border areas under conditions of uncertain, imperfect information and, in some circumstances, irreversibility; to identify and, where possible, quantify the various impacts of the 'border' on the environmental activities in cross-border areas; to evaluate the costs and benefits of cross-border cooperation in the exploitation and utilization of natural and environmental resources; and to recommend measures in improving national and international legal and regulatory mechanisms for resource exploitation and environmental protection in cross-border areas. It 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. It uses the latest international and area data, resulting in new findings for cross-border environmental activities. It contains numerous case studies throughout the world including in-depth case studies of cross-border resource management.
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About the author: Rongxing Guo
Rongxing Guo is Professor and Head of the Regional Economics Committee, Regional Science Association of China (RSAC), Peking University, Beijing. He has served... Read more
Rongxing Guo is Professor and Head of the Regional Economics Committee, Regional Science Association of China (RSAC), Peking University, Beijing. He has served with the OECD in Paris and at the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC. He has taught at the Australian National University, the China University of Mining and Technology, and Korea University, and Gakushuin University in Tokyo. He has an Amazon author's page.
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Review:
This latest edition from Rongxing is recommended, and will hopefully give inspiration to an emerging scholarship of cross-border resources management and planning across very complicated contexts....Read more
This latest edition from Rongxing is recommended, and will hopefully give inspiration to an emerging scholarship of cross-border resources management and planning across very complicated contexts. This book offered clear explanations on theories, sophisticated methodologies and addressing in-depth issues from case studies. Scholars, politicians and planners can gain inspiration from this text and achieve the best cross-border practice."--Environment and Urbanization AsiA, 3, 2 (2012): 423-427
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