Institutional Arrangements for Coastal Resource Management in Developed and Developing Countries

by Jens C. Sorensen, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst, Marine Policy & Ocean Management, Cent, Woods Hole, MA, USA,
Scott T. McCreary, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst, Marine Policy & Ocean Management, Cent, Woods Hole, MA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '85

Abstract: This paper presents a condensation of the 165-page book, Institutional Arrangements for Management of Coastal Resources, the first in the Renewable Resources Information Series prepared by the U. S. National Park Service and U. S. Aid to guide sustainable resource conservation. It is a synthesis of literature from the developed and developing world along with interviews and the insights of peer reviewers. The book addresses coastal management in 75 countries, with concentrated attention on 25 of them.

Subject Headings: Resource management | Coastal management | Sustainable development | Federal government | Reviews | Developing countries | Erosion

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