Water Politics
  • Release Date : 06 September 2019
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 210 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780429843129
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Download or read book entitled Water Politics by author: Farhana Sultana which was release on 06 September 2019 and published by Routledge with total page 210 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Scholarship on the right to water has proliferated in interesting and unexpected ways in recent years. This book broadens existing discussions on the right to water in order to shed critical light on the pathways, pitfalls, prospects, and constraints that exist in achieving global goals, as well as advancing debates around water governance and water justice. The book shows how both discourses and struggles around the right to water have opened new perspectives, and possibilities in water governance, fostering new collective and moral claims for water justice, while effecting changes in laws and policies around the world. In light of the 2010 UN ratification on the human right to water and sanitation, shifts have taken place in policy, legal frameworks, local implementation, as well as in national dialogues. Chapters in the book illustrate the novel ways in which the right to water has been taken up in locations drawn globally, highlighting the material politics that are enabled and negotiated through this framework in order to address ongoing water insecurities. This book reflects the urgent need to take stock of debates in light of new concerns around post-neoliberal political developments, the challenges of the Anthropocene and climate change, the transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as the mobilizations around the right to water in the global North. This book is essential reading for scholars and students of water governance, environmental policy, politics, geography, and law. It will be of great interest to policymakers and practitioners working in water governance, as well as the human right to water and sanitation.

Water Justice

Water Justice

Author : Rutgerd Boelens,Tom Perreault,Jeroen Vos
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Science
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