Fresh water, salt water, and brackish water in Asia, Oceania, and the West Pacific are at the focus of this book. From oceans and rivers to lagoons, billabongs and estuaries, it draws on water's many formations in debating human relationships as a major source of life and a major factor in contemporary politics. Water access and the environmental and social problems of development are some of the major issues of concern in this century. This book brings multidisciplinary perspectives - from the angle of social sciences, ...

Water, Sovereignty and Borders in Asia and Oceania 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415437264

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