Water Ethics: Marcelino Botin Water Forum 2007
M.Ramon Llamas, L. Martinez Cortina, Aditi Mukherji
CRC Press, Mar 15, 2009 - Law - 368 pages
In the context of the current financial crisis, and at a time of deep global change, growing attention is paid to the global norms and ethical values that could underpin future global policy. Water is a key global resource. At the 3rd Marcelino Botin Foundation Water Workshop, held in Santander, Spain, June 12-14, 2007, the role of ethics in the deep roots, values, and the potential commonalities of the global water policy were discussed.
The book is divided in 8 sections which correspond to the papers presented at the Workshop:
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CHAPTER 1 Water and wisdom as embodied in the works of Thales of Miletus
Whose ethics is to prevail?
The case of Islamic water ethics
Some ethical aspects of new water management
A cautionary tale and the case for interdisciplinary governance
CHAPTER 5 Ethics and uncertainty in Integrated Water Resources Management with special reference to transboundary issues
CHAPTER 6 Water and ethics in food production and provisionHow to ensure water and food security and equity into the 21st century?
Water as a human right and as an economic resource
CHAPTER 12 Specific aspects of groundwater use in water ethics
Evidence from West Bengal India
Ethics of water ownership and management
CHAPTER 14 Achieving ethical business conduct in public and private water enterprisesTroublesome challenge or enhanced opportunity?
CHAPTER 15 Water ethics and business
Corruption transparency and participation in the water sector
CHAPTER 16 Corruption and transparency in the water sector
CHAPTER 17 Public participation to promote water ethics and transparency
A human right or an economic resource?
An example from Mexico
Water and poverty Is there a link?
CHAPTER 9 Poverty and the ethics of water development
A vision from development practitioners
CHAPTER 11 Water and the twin challenge of feeding 3 billion new people and ending rural poverty
Ethics of groundwater use