"Water, Sovereignty and Borders in Asia and Oceania" [NOOK Book]

Overview

From oceans and rivers to lagoons, billabongs and estuaries, this volume draws on water's many formations in debating human relationships as a major source of life and a major factor in contemporary politics.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$170.00
BN.com price

Overview

From oceans and rivers to lagoons, billabongs and estuaries, this volume draws on water's many formations in debating human relationships as a major source of life and a major factor in contemporary politics.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

Devleena Ghosh is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Inquiry at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Her research interests are in Indian Ocean studies, postcolonial studies and the cultural history of migration. She is currently involved in a joint project researching Intercolonial Networks in the Indian Ocean.

Heather Goodall is a Professor of History in the School of Social Inquiry at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Her research interests include place and contested histories, Indigenous histories, environmental history, cross-cultural research, international activism and new media. She is currently engaged on a research project focussing on Australia's relations with the Indian Ocean Region.

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald was formerly Director of the Institute for International Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia and is now a Professor of Chinese media studies at the University of Sydney.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Fresh and Salt Devleena Ghosh, Heather Goodall and Stephen Muecke 2. The Forms of Water: In the Land and In the Soul Jeff Malpas 3. Variable Rights and Diminishing Control: The Evolution of Indigenous Maritime Sovereignty in Oceania Paul D’Arcy 4. Ocean, Empire and Nation: Japanese Fisheries Politics Kate Barclay 5. Water Futures and their Influence on Sovereignty in the Marshall Islands Dirk H. R. Spennemann 6. ‘The Fisherman’s Lot’: Popular Responses to the Indian Ocean in Economic and Ecological Crisis Devleena Ghosh and Stephen Muecke 7. Boundaries, Scale and Power in South Asia Douglas Hill 8. Intellectual Critiques, People’s Resistance and Inter-riparian Contestations: Constraints to the Power of the State regarding Flood Control and Water Management in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Delta of Bangladesh Shapan Adnan 9. Issues of Scale in Governing Water as a Common Good: The Mekong River Basin Philip Hirsch 10. Managing the Yellow River: Questions of Borders, Boundaries and Access Michael Webber, Jon Barnett, Brian Finlayson, Mark Wang 11. Watered Down? Legal Constructs, Tradable Entitlements and the Regulation of Water Janice Gray 12. Water – Fluid Perceptions Tony McAvoy 13. For whom the Fitzroy River flows – a Fluctuating Analysis of Social and Environmental Sustainability and Incremental Sovereignty Sandy Toussaint 14. Salt Pan Creek: Rivers as Border Zones within the Colonial City Heather Goodall and Allison Cadzow

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)