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Water Security, Conflict and Cooperation in Peri-Urban South Asia : Flows across Boundaries

Publication year: 2022

ISBN: 978-3-030-79035-6

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This book explores the implications of urbanization in South Asia for water (in-) security in the peri-urban spaces of Dhaka and Khulna in Bangladesh, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Pune in India, and Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. The book looks into specifically peri-urban water security issues in a context of rapid urbanization and social-environmental changes, including the changing climate and its emerging impacts. It demonstrates how urbanization processes change water flows between rural and urban areas, the implications of this processes for the water security of peri-urban populations, and how new institutions and technologies develop to mediate the relationships between peri-urban communities and water.

Subject: Social Sciences, Human Geography, Water Policy Water Management, Urban Geography, Development Studies, Climate Change, Bangladesh, India and Nepal, Peri-urban Spaces, Rural and Urban Areas, Social-environmental Changes, Urbanization in South Asia, Water Conflict, Water Flows, Water Security, Urban Geography and Urbanism