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Why justice matters in water governance: some ideas for a 'water justice framework'

Patrick, Marian; Lukasiewicz, Anna; Syme, Geoff

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This paper and Special Issue build a case for why justice matters in water governance and why it should be explicitly accounted for in water management and allocation. It describes four characteristics of water and their implications for social and environmental justice. These four characteristics - the spatial and temporal uneven distribution of water; the fact that water is essential for all life, with minimums needed for the survival of both the environment and humankind; water's added...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66766
Source: Water Policy
DOI: 10.2166/wp.2014.109

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