Water Governance and Civil Society Responses in South Asia (Hardcover, New)


This book addresses paradigm shifts in water policy and governance, and examines the role of civil society organizations in influencing public policy, while focusing on social equity and democratic participation. It illustrates a range of interesting developments in policy formulation, donor-state nexus, and interventions by civil society and voluntary organizations. The collection of articles provides a comprehensive and current narrative of the state-society relations in South Asia under neoliberal governance reforms, their implications and key responses with regard to water policies. Using case studies, it closely investigates the impact, effectiveness, drawbacks and challenges faced by voluntary organizations and social movements working at various levels in the water sector. The work will interest researchers and students of development studies, environmental studies, natural resource management, water governance, and public administration, as also water sector professionals, policymakers, civil society activists and governmental and non-governmental organizations.

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This book addresses paradigm shifts in water policy and governance, and examines the role of civil society organizations in influencing public policy, while focusing on social equity and democratic participation. It illustrates a range of interesting developments in policy formulation, donor-state nexus, and interventions by civil society and voluntary organizations. The collection of articles provides a comprehensive and current narrative of the state-society relations in South Asia under neoliberal governance reforms, their implications and key responses with regard to water policies. Using case studies, it closely investigates the impact, effectiveness, drawbacks and challenges faced by voluntary organizations and social movements working at various levels in the water sector. The work will interest researchers and students of development studies, environmental studies, natural resource management, water governance, and public administration, as also water sector professionals, policymakers, civil society activists and governmental and non-governmental organizations.

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Product Details

General

Imprint

Routledge India

Country of origin

United Kingdom

Release date

September 2013

Availability

Expected to ship within 12 - 17 working days

First published

2014

Editors

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Dimensions

216 x 138mm (L x W)

Format

Hardcover

Pages

378

Edition

New

ISBN-13

978-0-415-71061-9

Barcode

9780415710619

Categories

LSN

0-415-71061-8



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