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Water and Development: Good Governance after Neoliberalism (International Studies in Poverty Research)

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Title: Water and Development: Good Governance after...

Publisher: Zed Books

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This book examines current debates around water, development and governance in context. Editor(s): Munck, Professor Ronaldo; Asingwire, Narathius; Fagan, Honor. Series: International Studies in Poverty Research. Num Pages: 213 pages. BIC Classification: 1HF; GTF; RNFD; TQSW. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 217 x 138 x 23. Weight in Grams: 342. . 2015. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781783604920

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Synopsis: Water is essential not merely for its most basic use of sustaining life, but also for a wide range of economic and social development projects, including agriculture, industry, mining, power generation, and much more. Yet access to water, and the right to exploit, use, or buy and sell it, has been a contentious issue for years?with particular force recently and in Africa.

This book examines a wide range of issues related to the question of water and development, gathering experts in numerous fields to explore such topics as governance, solar distillation, gender, and many more. Using research methods that run the gamut from participant observation to the analysis of GIS data, the contributors continually look for ways to develop a participatory, sustainable approach to water that is rooted in its nature as a fundamentally public necessity.

About the Author: Ronaldo Munck is professor of development studies at Dublin City University in Ireland. Narathius Asingwire is the director of the Socio-Economic Data Center and senior lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at Makerere University in Uganda. Honor Fagan is professor of sociology at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Consolata Kabonesa is a senior lecturer and dean of the Women?s and Gender Studies program at Makarere University.

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