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by Lyla Mehta

Author: Lyla Mehta
Subcategory: Engineering
Language: English
Publisher: Orient Blackswan (December 14, 2005)
Pages: 400 pages
Category: Engineering and Transport
Rating: 4.9
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Your Shopping Basket. You are browsing: All The Politics and Poetics of Water: Naturalising Scarcity in Western India. Foyalty 84. The Politics and Poetics of Water: Naturalising Scarcity in Western India (Hardback). Natural World & The Environment The environment Management of land & natural resourcesTechnical Environmental science, engineering & technology Sanitary & municipal engineering Water supply & treatment Publisher: Orient Blackswan Pvt Ltd Publication Date: 28/02/2006 ISBN-13: 9788125028697 Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books.

The book studies the relationship between large dams and water scarcity in Kutch This is a significant book in the light of the growing water crisis in India, and the world.

The book studies the relationship between large dams and water scarcity in Kutch. Scarcity is portrayed as natural rather than human induced and this naturalisation of scarcity is beneficial to those who are powerful. This is a significant book in the light of the growing water crisis in India, and the world.

Back of the Book Lyla Mehta's work is a thoughtful and thought provoking contribution by a. .

Back of the Book Lyla Mehta's work is a thoughtful and thought provoking contribution by a social scientist with a long-range commitment to understanding the problematique of water. By taking the case of water scarcity in western India, this book exposes the underlying social and power relations which usually underlie water crises. Distinguishing between the 'lived'/. Experienced' and 'constructed' aspects of scarcity the book demonstrates how notions of scarcity are manufactured through political and policy processes (History Книги). It argues that water scarcity is not merely natural. She is presently based at the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex.

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Mehta, Lyla (2005) The Politics and Poetics of Water: The naturalisation of scarcity in Western India, New Delhi: Orient Longman. Mosse, David (2003) The Rule of Water: Statecraft, ecology and collective action in South India, New Delhi: Oxford University Press. A. Narayanmoorthy, Govind Gopakumar and . Amarnath (2004) ‘State of the Indian Farmer: A millennium study’, volume 3, Water Resources, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi: Government of India.

Whose Property? The Case of Water in Western India’, Land Policy 2. : 654-663.

Contested Politics and Pathways in Water and Sanitation since the 1990 New Delhi Statement’, IDS Bulletin 4. 1-9. (J. Allouche, A. Nicol and L. Mehta) ‘Water Security: A Contested Concept’, Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy 1. : 153-171. L. Haddad, N. Hossain, . Whose Property? The Case of Water in Western India’, Land Policy 2. Mehta and la Cour Madsen) ‘Is the WTO after your water? The General Agreement on Trade and Services and Poor People’s Right to Water’, Natural Resources Forum 2. : 154-165.

Naturalising Scarcity in Western India. The book studies the relationship between large dams and water scarcity in Kutch. Scarcity is portrayed as natural rather than human induced and this ‘naturalisation of scarcity’ is beneficial to those who are powerful.

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In this timely and provocative book, Lyla Mehta follows the political career of scarcity in the modern world and, in turn, makes us look at the shape of that world in a new light.

304 pages, Maps, figures, tables, graphs, index. Publisher: Earthscan. In this timely and provocative book, Lyla Mehta follows the political career of scarcity in the modern world and, in turn, makes us look at the shape of that world in a new light.

The book studies the relationship between large dams and water scarcity in Kutch. It argues that water scarcity is not merely natural, but is embedded in the social and power relations shaping water access, use and practices. Scarcity is portrayed as natural rather than human induced and this naturalisation of scarcity is beneficial to those who are powerful. This is a significant book in the light of the growing water crisis in India, and the world.