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Towards an Alternative Framework for Water Law Reforms

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter builds on the critical analysis of ongoing water law reforms undertaken in the previous two chapters and suggests some alternatives. It emphasizes some possible new conceptual bases for ... More


Evolution of Water Law

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines Indian water law as it developed over the years before the introduction of the current water law reforms. It focuses on issues related to access to and control over water which ... More


Regulation of Domestic and Livelihood Water

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines law and policy reforms concerning drinking water. It emphasizes drinking water over other law reforms considered in Chapter 4 because of the direct link with the realization of ... More


The Human Right to Water as a ‘Creature’ of Global Administrative Law

Owen McIntyre

in Critical International Law: Postrealism, Postcolonialism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199450633
eISBN:
9780199084562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450633.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter suggests that the current discourse on the Human Right to Water (HRW) is an expression of universally accepted standards of global governance, rather than simply a list of specific ... More


Global Dynamics: Rights Promoters and Rights Resisters

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 3 explores how global actors promote the human right to water and sanitation at the global level, the venues in which they carry out their campaigns, and the resistance they face to ... More


Human Rights in a Neoliberal World

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 2 presents the central research questions that drive the theoretical and empirical work of the book, outlines the “moments of social transformation” model used for analyzing human rights ... More


Conclusion: Rights Realization and Social Transformation

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The conclusion synthesizes the main findings from the empirical chapters in response to the three research questions guiding the book, modifies the “moments of social transformation” model of rights ... More


Introduction: Market Reforms and the Human Right to Water

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The introductory chapter provides context for the central issues explored in the book, introduces the country cases, and highlights the book’s contribution to scholarship and to water policy. The ... More


Water for Life: Implementing the Human Right to Water and Sanitation in Bolivia

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 5 provides a case study of the human rights-based approach to water policy through an analysis of the Bolivian government’s attempts to implement the human right to water and sanitation. It ... More


Private Water, Public Good: Privatization and State Capacity in Chile

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 4 provides an in-depth case study of water policy in Chile from the 1970s to present, including an evaluation of the outcomes of water policy under the privatized system from a human rights ... More


Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Madeline Baer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The human right to water and sanitation emerged as a rallying cry for protestors and a legal tool to challenge privatization of water services. This book explores how the right to water and ... More


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