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Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Philippe Cullet


With the world's supply of fresh water looking increasingly threatened, water law has gained tremendous importance in the last few years. This subject has however received remarkably little academic attention. This book examines water law reforms from a national and international perspective. It analyzes existing and evolving water law in its broader context, which includes the environmental, social, economic, and human rights aspects of water. This book focuses on water sector reforms, and more specifically water law reforms in India. India is perfectly placed for this analysis. On the one ha ... More

Keywords: water sector reforms, water law, water policy, integrated water resources management, India, human rights, environmental law, development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199546237
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Philippe Cullet, author
Senior Lecturer in Laws at the School of Oriental and African Studies