9780415477536

Water Law for the Twenty-First Century: National and International Aspects of Water Law Reform in India

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415477536

  • ISBN10:

    0415477530

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-11-25
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This volume critically analyses legal issues arising under international law, concerning the consequences of proposed water regulatory changes and their implementation. The book looks at reforms in India in order to ask broader questions about the relevance of international law in national law and policy making.

Table of Contents

Background and Historical Development
Introduction
Trends in the Development of Water Law
Water Sector and Water Law Reforms: International Aspects
The Role of International Financial Institutions
Context for Water Sector and Water Law Reforms in India
Water Law Reforms in India
Law and Policy Reforms for Drinking Water
Law and Policy Reforms for Irrigation
Law and Policy Reforms for Groundwater
Reforms for Water
Human Rights, Social, Health and Environmental Aspects
The Human Right to Water
Untouchability and Water
Gender and Environment
Environmental Aspects of Water Sector Reforms
Health Aspects of Water Sector Reforms
International and Comparative aspects
Legal Implications of Trade in 'Real' and 'Virtual' Water Resources
South Africa: A model for Water Law Reforms for India and other Countries of the South
Conclusions
Water Law for the 21 st Century
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