Advancing urban water security: The urbanization of water-society relations and entry-points for political engagement

Empinotti, Vanessa Lucena, Budds, Jessica, Jepson, Wendy, Millington, Nate, Ferrara, Luciana Nicolau, Geere, Jo-Anne, Grandisoli, Edson, Gutierres Arteiro Da Paz, Mariana, Peregrina Puga, Bruno, Macedo Alves, Estela, Cawood, Sally, Jacobi, Pedro Roberto, Uehara Kinjo, Victor, Lampis, Andrea, Moretti, Ricardo, Octavianti, Thanti, Periotto, Natalia, Quinn, Ruth, Quintslr, Suyá, Sullaiman, Samia, Arce Vicente, Paula and Wahby, Noura (2021) Advancing urban water security: The urbanization of water-society relations and entry-points for political engagement. Water International, 46 (6). pp. 956-968. ISSN 0250-8060

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Abstract

We seek to advance a critical and relational concept of urban water security that theorizes urban processes in relation to the hydro-social dynamics that produce experiences of water securities and insecurities at multiple scales. Our intention is to set out an analytical framework that both examines the social relations that underpin water insecurity and goes beyond the urban as merely the context in which water provision and risk take place. We seek to mobilize this concept to envision meaningful water policies and hydro-social practices to enhance social equity and empowerment for urban communities.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: political ecology,territory,uneven development,urbanization,water governance,water security,water science and technology,management, monitoring, policy and law,sdg 11 - sustainable cities and communities ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2300/2312
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2021 00:08
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2022 14:41
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/81001
DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2021.1937901

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