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Contested waters, sub-national scale water and conflict in Pakistan, Daanish Mustafa

Summary
"Contested Waters provides an in-depth analysis of trans-boundary water conflict involving the Indus Basin in Pakistan. The book focuses on both national scale and local scale case studies to illustrate how these water conflicts are both discursively and materially driven by human institutions and politics. Through case studies of controversy over large dams, local flooding and irrigation methods, Daanish Mustafa highlights the various deeply political and institutional factors driving water conflict ? specifically the disparity between national scale strategies of water politics and local scale water politics ? and calls for engagement with water conflict in political terms."--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction: Contested Waters in Hydro-Hazardscapes -- Chapter 2: Nationalist Hazardscapes: The Case of Inter-Provincial Water Conflict -- Chapter 3: Local Scale Water Conflict over Surface and Groundwater in Rural Pakistan -- Chapter 4: Contested Hazards in Local Hazardscapes: From Floods to Pollution -- Chapter 5: Conflict Over Domestic Water Supply: The Case of Karachi -- Chapter 6: Conclusion: Towards Normalizing Uncertainty -- References -- Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
First edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 311 pages), illustrations, maps
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780755635214

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