The Political Ecology of Household Water in Northern Ghana

By Irit Eguavoen

Household water provides the entry point for this ethnography and study of institutional change. The book discusses the political economy of poverty and presents the polyphone discourse on water and the environment. It outlines water history and water rights from the 1970s onwards, and analyzes social dynamics. It offers a critical voice in the debate on climate change by arguing that local and global perceptions are not necessarily coherent.

328 pages

Publication Date: 10/7/2008
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783825816131