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Author Bichsel, Christine.

Title Conflict Transformation in Central Asia : Irrigation Disputes in the Ferghana Valley
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (184 pages)
Series Central Asian Studies, 10
Central Asian Studies, 10
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Seeing like a project: Three cases in the Ferghana Valley; 3 Sources of thought: The ideational background; 4 The way of the water: Irrigation and conflict; 5 White beards and active citizens: Institutions for conflict transformation; 6 The crucible of harmony: Violence and politics; 7 Trouble on the margins: States, borders and people; 8 Conclusion; Appendix: Overview of aid agencies and projects; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book deals with irrigation disputes and conflict transformation in Central Asia. It analyzes aid projects which seek to transform inter-community conflicts between Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the Ferghana Valley, addressing both the practicalities of aid and the discourses within which notions of these practicalities are formed
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Subject Conflict management -- Fergana Valley
Fergana Valley -- Ethnic relations -- Economic aspects
Fergana Valley -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects
Human ecology -- Study and teaching.
Peace-building -- Fergana Valley
Political science.
Water resources development -- Political aspects -- Fergana Valley
Water-supply -- Political aspects -- Fergana Valley
Human ecology -- Study and teaching.
Political science.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203884078