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Author International Conference on Political Economy of Water: a Social Work Response (2013 : Mumbai, India), creator

Title International Conference on Political Economy of Water : a social work response / edited by Geeta Balakrishnan and Meghna Vesvikar
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016


Description 1 online resource
Contents Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; Water-Related Concerns in Prisons and Utility of Rain Water Harvesting; Full Cost Recovery in Urban Water Sector; Development Strategies in North-East India; Learning through Community Participation and Public-Private Partnership Model; Furthering the Agenda of Water Scarcity and Waste Management; Disease Burden due to Inadequate Water and Sanitation Facilities in India; Moral Economy and the Social Networks of Water Activism in Guelph, Ontario; Water Policy
Governance, Populist Economy and Political Responses in Water SectorStakeholder Participation in Community-Based Drinking Water Projects with special reference to Jalanidhi Project, Kerala; Involvement of Voluntary Social Workers in Solving Water Issues of Mumbai Slums; Water is Life! Understanding its Significance from the Wise Words of Vedic Seers; Water Scarcity; Water; Defective Management of Water Resources Leads to Water Scarcity; Accessibility to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation for Reducing Disease Burden Caused by Water-Associated Diseases; Bringing Water to Tribal Villages
Summary Access to water is a fundamental right of all human beings, given that it significantly affects quality of life and enables people, especially the poor, to live with dignity. A significant number of organisations and governments throughout the world are working on this challenge and developing sustainable intervention models. There are several community-driven approaches which attempt to bring water within the reach of people, and to help establish people's ownership and rights over it.The social work profession, with its commitment to working with the marginalised and the underprivileged, can
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Subject Water-supply -- Social aspects -- India -- Congresses
Water-supply -- Political aspects -- India -- Congresses
Water security -- Congresses
Social service -- India -- Congresses
Right to water -- Congresses
Social work.
Applied ecology.
Social impact of environmental issues.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Water Supply.
Right to water.
Social service.
Water security.
Water-supply -- Political aspects.
Water-supply -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Balakrishnan, Geeta, editor
Vesvikar, Meghna, editor
ISBN 9781443894036