By Mattias Borg Rasmussen

Andean Waterways explores the politics of normal source use within the Peruvian Andes within the context of weather switch and neoliberal growth. It does so via cautious ethnographic research of the structure of waterways, illustrating how water turns into entangled in quite a few political, social, and cultural matters. Set within the highland city of Recuay in Ancash, the e-book lines the ways that water impacts political and ecological kinfolk as glaciers recede. by means of the shared waterways of 4 villages positioned within the foothills of Cordillera Blanca, it addresses pertinent questions bearing on water governance and rural lives.

This case examine of water politics could be worthwhile to anthropologists, source managers, environmental coverage makers, and different readers who're attracted to the consequences of environmental swap on rural communities.

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