Author:Margreet Zwarteveen, Sara Ahmed & Suman Rimal Gautam (Eds)

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Diverting the Flow: Gender Equity and Water in South Asia

By: Margreet Zwarteveen, Sara Ahmed & Suman Rimal Gautam (Eds)

Price: $16.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Seller ID: 109520

ISBN: 9789381017203

Condition: New


Across the South Asian region, water determines livelihoods and in some cases even survival. However, water also creates exclusions. Access to water, and its social organization, are intimately tied up with power relations. This book provides an overview of gender, equity and water issues relevant to South Asia. The essays empirically illustrate and theoretically argue how gender intersects with other axes of social differences such as class, caste, ethnicity, age and religion to shape water access, use and management practices. Divided into six thematic sections, each of which starts with an ... View more info