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Scaling Down: Researching Household Water Practices

Fam, Dena; Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala; Sofoulis, Zoe


The thematic title of this special themed section of ACME � �Scaling Down: Researching household water practices� � is a corrective to the excessive emphasis on �scaling up� frequently encountered in discourses on water management. Scaling up is a concept essentially derived from engineering procedure whereby small-scale models of designs are trialled before full-size working models are built. In positivist social science, the idea of scaling up seems now to have been accepted without much...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: ACME


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