Interstate Disputes Over Krishna Waters: Law, Science and Imperialism

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Orient Blackswan, 2006 - 573 pages
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" Contextualises the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal allocating the waters of the river Krishna between the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh " Provides a new framework of analysis that may be extended to other developmental questions " Is the first critical analysis of interstate water conflicts within federal constitution in a developing country such as India " Integrates law and science into social theory and into development questions " Brings back the discourse of law and development with new theoretical insights that had receded after the late 1960s " Introduces the legal and institutional dimensions into the debate on large dams " Includes an insert map and foldout maps of the Krishna basin and sub-basins

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Contents

The Disjunctures
3
A Framework of Analysis
24
Reenvisioning Postwar Imperialism
44
SECTION II
93
2A Projects in the Upper Krishna subbasin K1
103
2C Projects in the Ghataprabha subbasin K3
104
2H Projects in the Tungabhadra subbasin K8
105
2K Projects in the Palleru subbasin K11
111
The KWDT and the Institutional Impasse
277
SECTION III
285
Nationalist and Popular Strands
327
Law the Development Project and Return
361
The Development Project and Science and Technology
405
Science and Technology and the Problems of Data
433
Law Science and Postwar Imperialism
463
SECTION IV
473

Union of India
117
Disputes Concerning the Tungabhadra
141
The Interwar Years and the Tungabhadra Agreements
165
Planning Federalism and Disputes over Krishna Waters
199
Disputes Involving Data and Quantification
215
Projects in Development
238
Appendix A
488
Appendix C
498
Appendix D
504
References
522
Index
549
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