Perspectives on Water: Constructing Alternative Narratives

Perspectives on Water: Constructing Alternative Narratives

By: Lydia Powell (editor), Sonali Mittra (editor)Hardback

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Stressing the importance of sustainable water use, this volume touches upon the broader discourses of water challenges, incorporating different disciplinary perceptions ranging from social to environmental sciences. Discussing how the ecological, social, and economic benefits that freshwater systems provide and the trade-off between consumptive and on-stream benefits remain contested, this collection of narratives calls for a global perspective on sustainable water use with an exclusive emphasis on better management of shared river basins and individual water sheds.

About Author

Lydia Powell is an employee of the Observer Research Foundation, Center for Resources Management, and the editor of the ORF Energy News Monitor.Sonali Mittra is a researcher with interest in policy research associated with water development and sustainability. She has been working with the Resources Management team in the Observer Research Foundation with a focus on water issues, small hydro development, and solar energy in South Asia.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9788171889709
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9788171889709
  • ISBN10: 8171889700

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