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Contested Waters
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Daanish Mustafa
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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
Contested Waters
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Amit Ranjan
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-11 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book examines India’s transboundary river water disputes with its South Asian riparian neighbours — Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. It explores the history of disputes and cooperation over the transboundary river water in this region as well as discusses current disputes and future concerns. It analyses how and why
Contested Waters
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: April R. Summit
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-15 - Publisher: University Press of Colorado

"To fully understand this river and its past, one must examine many separate pieces of history scattered throughout two nations--seven states within the United States and two within Mexico--and sort through a large amount of scientific data. One needs to be part hydrologist, geologist, economist, sociologist, anthropologist, and historian to
Contested Waters
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jeff Wiltse
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-30 - Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

From nineteenth-century public baths to today's private backyard havens, swimming pools have long been a provocative symbol of American life. In this social and cultural history of swimming pools in the United States, Jeff Wiltse relates how, over the years, pools have served as asylums for the urban poor, leisure
Fishing in Contested Waters
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Sarah King
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-31 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

After the Supreme Court of Canada’s 1999 Marshall decision recognized Mi’kmaw fishers’ treaty right to fish, the fishers entered the inshore lobster fishery across Atlantic Canada. At Burnt Church/Esgenoôpetitj, New Brunswick, the Mi’kmaw fishery provoked violent confrontations with neighbours and the Canadian government. Over the next two years, boats, cottages,