Water, culture, and power : local struggles in a global context

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Other Authors: Donahue, John M., Johnston, Barbara Rose.
Physical Description:xii, 396 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-375) and index.
Published: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, [1998]
ISBN:1559635223 (pbk.)
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Barbara Rose Johnston and John M. Donahue
  • Use and abuse of aquifers: can the Hopi Indians survive multinational mining? / Peter Whiteley and Vernon Masayesva
  • Water rights in the Pacific Northwest / Tom Greaves
  • "A River that Was Once so Strong and Deep": local reflections on the Eastmain Diversion, James Bay hydroelectric project / Kreg Ettenger
  • Balancing the waters: development and hydropolitics in contemporary Zimbabwe / Bill Derman
  • Water, rights, and the El Cajon Dam, Honduras / William M. Loker.
  • Water resource development and its effects on the human community: the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, Southeastern United States / Claudia M. Rogers
  • Transacting a commons: the Lake Biwa Comprehensive Development Plan, Shiga Prefecture, Japan / James E. Nickum and Daniel Greenstadt
  • Big Canal: the political ecololgy of the Central Arizona project / Thomas E. Sheridan
  • Water wars in South Texas: managing the Edwards Aquifer / John M. Donahue
  • Gender and society in Bangladesh's Flood Action Plan / Suzanne Hanchett, Jesmin Akhter, and Kazi Rozana Akhter.
  • Reversal of tides: drinking water quality in Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico / M. Brian Riley, Arthur D. Murphy, and Miguel Angel Mendez Rosado
  • Water, power, and environmental health in tourism development: the Bay Islands, Honduras / Susan C. Stonich, Jerrel H. Sorensen, and Gus W. Salbador
  • Culture, power, and the hydrological cycle: creating and responding to water scarcity on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands / Barbara Rose Johnston
  • Water between Arabs and Israelis: researching twice promised resources / Rosina Hassoun.