Bringing contributions by a variety of authors together in one volume is part of an attempt to show that hydropolitics is a growing discipline in its own right. The prevailing definition of hydropolitics is widened to include the elements of scale and range. This is illustrated through a focus on theoretical and legal issues, case studies from Southern Africa and a proposed research agenda. The book is an important addition to the literature on hydropolitics.It seems to exist in the South African case that has undergone two major phases of transition. ... which would represent a step backwards and the entrenchment of the very driving forces of social instability that were evident under apartheid rule. ... of state sovereignty can be anticipated, but this may be the price that needs to be paid in order to achieve social stability. ... Because many engineers were sent from developing countries to be trained in the US, variations of this idea rapidlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Hydropolitics in the Developing World|
|Publisher||:||IWMI - 2002|