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Author Iyer, Ramaswamy R.
Title Towards water wisdom : limits, justice, harmony / Ramaswamy R. Iyer.
Imprint Los Angeles [Calif.] : SAGE Publications, ©2007.

Author Iyer, Ramaswamy R.
Subject 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 -- India.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (270 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-262) and index.
Contents Legal Inadequacies and PerplexitiesPolicies: 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; Epilogue; Appendix; References and Selec.
Summary Towards Water Wisdom makes a fervent plea for an urgent and radical transformation. of our thinking on water. The author redefines the projected water crisis as one. of mismanagement rather than scarcity, and calls for a more equitable, harmonious. and sustainable management of the resource. Water-related conflicts are also discussed, including the Indus Treaty, the. differences over Baglihar, the Cauvery and Ravi-Beas disputes, and rehabilitation. problems in the Narmada Valley. The author questions the idea of property rights. in water and argues that the fundamental or human right to water.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9788178299723 (electronic bk.)
8178299720 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 403864804
Additional Format Print version: Iyer, Ramaswamy R. Towards water wisdom. Los Angeles [Calif.] : SAGE Publications, ©2007 9780761935858 0761935851 (DLC) 2007024042 (OCoLC)144331017