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Towards water wisdom : limits, justice, harmony / Ramaswamy R. Iyer.

By: Iyer, Ramaswamy R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2007Description: 270 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780761935858 (pbk.); 0761935851 (pbk.).Subject(s): Water resources development -- Political aspects -- India | Water-supply -- Government policy -- India | Water resources development -- Government policy -- India | Water rights -- India | Water resources development -- Economic aspects -- IndiaAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Towards water wisdom.DDC classification: 333.9100954 IYE Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Water crisis : the mainstream view -- The water scene in India -- Water governance -- The question of politicisation -- Re-examining past thinking -- The question of demand -- Crisis or crises? -- Crisis of understanding -- Apotheosis of fallacy : ILR project -- Supply-side conundrum -- Indus treaty : a re-examination -- Differences over Baglihar -- The Cauvery dispute : continuing impasse -- The Punjab imbroglio -- River-water disputes : some reflections -- Narmada: abandoning the displaced -- Profit versus life -- Privatization, markets -- Legal inadequacies and perplexities -- Policies : muddled or worse? -- Transforming the laws : a constitutional declaration on water? -- Transforming the laws : a national water law? -- Issues and concerns in the neighbourhood -- Some international formulations : a critique -- A parenthesis on a different view -- Some glimmers of hope -- Towards wisdom on water -- The larger framework : new thinking for a changing world.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [254]-262) and index.

Water crisis : the mainstream view -- The water scene in India -- Water governance -- The question of politicisation -- Re-examining past thinking -- The question of demand -- Crisis or crises? -- Crisis of understanding -- Apotheosis of fallacy : ILR project -- Supply-side conundrum -- Indus treaty : a re-examination -- Differences over Baglihar -- The Cauvery dispute : continuing impasse -- The Punjab imbroglio -- River-water disputes : some reflections -- Narmada: abandoning the displaced -- Profit versus life -- Privatization, markets -- Legal inadequacies and perplexities -- Policies : muddled or worse? -- Transforming the laws : a constitutional declaration on water? -- Transforming the laws : a national water law? -- Issues and concerns in the neighbourhood -- Some international formulations : a critique -- A parenthesis on a different view -- Some glimmers of hope -- Towards wisdom on water -- The larger framework : new thinking for a changing world.

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