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The right to water : politics, governance and social struggles

Author: Farhana Sultana; Alex Loftus
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Earthscan/Routledge, ©2012.
Series: Earthscan water text series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Farhana Sultana; Alex Loftus
ISBN: 9781849713603 184971360X 9781849713597 1849713596 9780203152102 0203152107
OCLC Number: 731925155
Description: xvii, 262 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The right to water : possibilities and prospects / Farhana Sultana and Alex Loftus --
Commons versus commodities : debating the human right to water / Karen Bakker --
The human right to what? : Water, rights, humans, and the relation of things / Jamie Linton --
A right to water? : Geographico-legal perspectives / Chad Staddon, Thomas Appleby and Evadne Grant --
The political economy of the right to water : reinvigorating the question of property / Kyle R. Mitchell --
Scarce or insecure? : The right to water and the ethics of global water governance / Jeremy J. Schmidt --
The right to water as the right to identity : legal struggles of indigenous peoples of Aotearoa New Zealand / Jacinta Ruru --
Legal protection of the right to water in the European Union / Marleen van Rijswick and Andrea Keessen --
Rights, citizenship and territory : water politics in the West Bank / Ilaria Giglioli --
Water rights and wrongs : illegality and informal use in Mexico and the U.S. / Katharine Meehan --
The centrality of community participation to the realization of the right to water : the illustrative case of South Africa / Cristy Clark --
The right to the city and the eco-social commoning of water : discursive and political lessons from South Africa / Patrick Bond --
Anti-privatization struggles and the right to water in India : engendering cultures of opposition / Krista Bywater --
Seeing through the concept of water as a human right in Bolivia / Rocio Bustamante, Carlos Crespo and Anna Maria Walnycki --
From Cochabamba to Colombia : travelling repertoires in Latin American water struggles / Verónica Perera.
Series Title: Earthscan water text series.
Responsibility: edited by Farhana Sultana and Alex Loftus.


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