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              Water and Rural Communities: Local Politics, Meaning and Place

              Water and Rural Communities: Local Politics, Meaning and Place (Paperback)

              By Bryant, Lia; George, with Jodie

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              The overall theme of this book concerns the multiplicity and complexities of discursive constructions of water in Western economies in relation to irrigation communities. The authors argue that the politics of place is given meaning in relation to local knowledges and within mult...iple and multiscalar institutional frameworks involved with the social, physical, economic and political practices associated with water. They are particularly concerned with water at the local level, including how it is exchanged, managed and given meaning. Using case studies from Australia and the United States of America, it is shown how water use and community relations, particularly during times of drought, are central to developing understandings about how communities challenge, adapt and respond to policy developments. The book also brings to light how unequal distribution of resources and risk conspicuously come to the surface during times of drought illustrating that water is a political subject occupying a unique position, moving between the natural and social worlds.
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              ISBN 9780367227555
              Released NZ 4 Feb 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management
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