Water: The Looming Crisis in India

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About the Author:
Binayak Ray is a visiting fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change at Australian National University

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Editorial Reviews

February 2009 Choice
This highly specialized study focuses on a crucial but largely ignored problem facing the whole world, but more acutely underdeveloped countries....The book will be greatly useful for policy makers and planning agencies dealing with natural resources and environment. Recommended.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780739126028
  • Publisher: Lexington Books
  • Publication date: 7/8/2010
  • Series: AsiaWorld Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 262
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.11 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables

Foreword Vandana Shiva Shiva, Vandana

Pt. I The Broader Context

Ch. 1 The Water Environment 3

Ch. 2 Water Policy: An Anatomy 23

Ch. 3 International Rivers: Global Conventions, Regulations, and India 49

Ch. 4 Future Demand for Water and Available Options 63

Ch. 5 The River-Linking Project 89

Pt. II Issues for India and the Region

Ch. 6 Environmental Perspectives 105

Ch. 7 Economic and Financial Perspectives 115

Ch. 8 Political and Governmental Perspectives 127

Ch. 9 Regional Perspectives: Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and China 141

Pt. III The Way Out

Ch. 10 Reflections 149

Appendix A Insurgency and Water: Three Cases 165

Appendix B A Template for an EIS 171

Appendix C Sociopolitical environment in Islamic Republic of Bangladesh, People's Republic of China, Royal Kingdom of Nepal, and Islamic Republic of Pakistan 175

References 189

Further Reading 221

Index 225

About the Author 231

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