Global Water Ethics : Towards a global ethics charter

indgår i serie Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management


Global Water Ethics : Towards a global ethics charter
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Udgivelsesdato:
01-03-2019
Sprog:
Engelsk
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Scholarly interest in water ethics is increasing, motivated by the urgency of climate change, water scarcity, privatization and conflicts over water resources. Water ethics can provide both conceptual perspectives and practical methodologies for identifying outcomes which are environmentally sustainable and socially just. This book assesses the implications of ongoing research in framing a new discipline of water ethics in practice.

 

Contributions consider the difficult ethical and epistemological questions of water ethics in a global context, as well as offering local, empirical perspectives. Case study chapters focus on a range of countries including Canada, China, Germany, India, South Africa and the USA. The respective insights are brought together in the final section concerning the practical project of a universal water ethics charter, alongside theoretical questions about the legitimacy of a global water ethics.

Overall the book provides a stimulating examination of water ethics in theory and practice, relevant to academics and professionals in the fields of water resource management and governance, environmental ethics, geography, law and political science.

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Udgivelsesdato:
01-03-2019
ISBN13:
9780367226817
Vægt:
449 g
Dybde:
17 mm
Bredde:
156 mm
Højde:
234 mm
Forlag:
Routledge
Format:
Hæftet
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