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Analysing Water Control: Interdisciplinarity, Socio-technical Approach, and Institutions in Water Management

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter first argues for a deeper understanding of the social, technical, and institutional dimensions of irrigation, their interactions, and the multiple ways in which they are embedded in a ... More


Water and Sanitation

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok, and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195135589
eISBN:
9780199864102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on water and sanitation. Topics discussed include the importance of water quality; water quality, sanitation, and health; adequacy of freshwater supply to meet the world's needs, ... More


Institutional Aspects

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the institutional framework for water, which is made up of various bodies with different, and sometimes overlapping, mandates. At the union level, the relative lack of unity in ... More


Ethical Issues in Storm Water Policy Implementation: Disparities in Financial Burdens and Overall Benefits

Sheldon Kamieniecki and Amy Below

in Water, Place, and Equity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232715
eISBN:
9780262286107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232715.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explains the effects of storm water in water sanitation, flooding, and the depletion of groundwater aquifers. Several provisions have been passed by the federal state in order to address ... More


Materialist Factors: Water and Cacao at Chocolá

Jonathan Kaplan and Federico Paredes Umaña

in Water, Cacao, and The Early Maya of Chocóla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056746
eISBN:
9780813053615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056746.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter details the two principal materialist research foci of the project, water and cacao. Water control systems in Mesoamerica and at ancient Maya cities are reviewed in order to set the ... More


Water in the Modern Era: Toward a Global Crisis?

Edward B. Barbier

in The Water Paradox: Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300224436
eISBN:
9780300240573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224436.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter looks at the use of water in the modern economy, focusing on the period from the 1900s to the present day. Throughout human history, economic progress has been linked with increased ... More


Water Quality

Lucy Allen

in A Twenty-First Century U.S. Water Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199859443
eISBN:
9780190252632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199859443.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses water quality regulation in the US. Topics covered include federal water quality laws; the Water Pollution Control Act of 1948 and amendments; the Clean water act; the ... More


Wish Fulfillment for Florida Growers: Managed Market, Disciplined Labor, Engineered Landscape

in Raising Cane in the 'Glades: The Global Sugar Trade and the Transformation of Florida

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226349503
eISBN:
9780226349480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349480.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter argues that the newly established Florida sugar industry now faced three problems in expanding its production and profits: competition for quota share, labor supply, and water control. ... More


Sovereignty Entanglements in Kashmir

Daniel Haines

in Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190648664
eISBN:
9780190686529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648664.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter argues that Indian and Pakistani constructions of territorial sovereignty on the plains, heavily dependent on their positioning upstream or downstream, differed in the context of ... More


History of Water Control and Dam Impacts

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Building on a brief history of human efforts to control and manage water resources, as well as summary statistics, this chapter describes the upstream and barrier effects of large dams in particular. ... More


Archaeological Operations: Mounds, Plazas, and Features

Jonathan Kaplan and Federico Paredes Umaña

in Water, Cacao, and The Early Maya of Chocóla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056746
eISBN:
9780813053615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056746.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Chapter 4 abstracts and summarizes the very copious field data from the three lengthy field seasons at Chocolá, including the specific evidence obtained about the very extensive water control system ... More


An Ancient City

Nam C. Kim

in The Origins of Ancient Vietnam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199980888
eISBN:
9780190268879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199980888.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter places the Co Loa site within a context of ancient large-scale settlements, cities, and urban centers. The author argues that Co Loa is emblematic of a Southeast Asian form of urbanism, ... More


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