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Title Canals and communities : small-scale irrigation systems / edited by Jonathan B. Mabry.

Imprint Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©1996.


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 273 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Series Arizona studies in human ecology
Arizona studies in human ecology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Includes material on irrigation in Mexico, Somalia, Morocco, the Andes, Bali, Cape Verde, Iran, and Sri Lanka.
Note Print version record.
Contents The utility of tradition in Sri Lankan bureaucratic irrigation: the case of the Kirindi Oya project / Pamela C. Stanbury -- The relevance of indigenous irrigation: a comparative analysis of sustainability / Jonathan B. Mabry, David A. Cleveland.
The ethnology of local irrigation / Jonathan B. Mabry -- La gente es muy perra: conflict and cooperation over irrigation water in Cucurpe, Sonora, Mexico / Thomas E. Sheridan -- Dhasheeg agriculture in Jubba valley, Somalia / Catherine Besteman -- The dry and the drier: cooperation and conflict in Moroccan irrigation / John R. Welch -- The political ecology of irrigation in an Andean peasant community / Paul H. Gelles -- Rapid rural appraisal of arid land irrigation: a Moroccan example / John R. Welch, Jonathan B. Mabry, Hsain Ilahiane -- Simulation modeling of Balinese irrigation / J. Stephen Lansing -- Institutional innovation in small-scale irrigation networks: a Cape Verdean case / Mark W. Langworthy, Timothy J. Finan -- Qanats and rural societies: sustainable agriculture and irrigation cultures in contemporary Iran / Michael E. Bonine.
Subject Irrigation water -- Developing countries -- Management -- Congresses.
Water-supply, Agricultural -- Developing countries -- Management -- Congresses.
Water rights -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
48.34 irrigation, drainage. (NL-LeOCL)077609956
Irrigation water -- Management
Water rights
Water-supply, Agricultural -- Management
Developing countries
Irrigatie (waterhuishouding)
Eau d'irrigation -- Pays en voie de développement -- Congrès.
Approvisionnement agricole en eau -- Pays en voie de développement -- Congrès.
Eau -- Droit -- Pays en voie de développement -- Congrès.
Tucson <Ariz., 1990>
Indexed Term Social & cultural anthropology
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Added Author Mabry, Jonathan B., 1961-
In: Books at JSTOR: Open Access JSTOR
Other Form: Print version: Canals and communities. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©1996 (DLC) 96009958 (OCoLC)34243050
ISBN 9780816548927 (electronic bk.)
0816548927 (electronic bk.)
0816515921 (acid-free paper)
9780816515929 (acid-free paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000072106792

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