Recognizing “reciprocal relations” to restore community access to land and water

@article{Diver2019RecognizingR,
  title={Recognizing “reciprocal relations” to restore community access to land and water},
  author={Sibyl Diver and Mehana Blaich Vaughan and Merrill Baker-M{\'e}dard and Heather A. Lukacs},
  journal={International Journal of the Commons},
  year={2019}
}
Place-based communities are struggling to maintain their connections to land and water, including the social and cultural practices that are rooted in a particular landscape. In this paper, we consider possibilities for recentering environmental governance around reciprocal relations, or the mutual caretaking between people and place. We draw from existing scholarship on relational values and human-nature relations, which emphasize the intrinsic value and agency of non-human beings and the… 

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