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Author Romano, Sarah T., author.

Title Transforming rural water governance : the road from resource management to political activism in Nicaragua / Sarah T. Romano
Published Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, [2019]
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Contents Introduction: From Resource Management to Political Activism -- 1. Rural Water Service from Dictatorship to Democracy -- 2. "Organic Empowerment" as a Grassroots Source of Legitimacy and Authority -- 3. The Role of Allies in Bridging Divides -- 4. Shaping Politics through Discourse -- 5. Assessing Water Policies in Practice -- Conclusion: Confronting and Creating Change from the Grassroots
Summary "In Transforming Rural Water Governance, Sarah T. Romano explains the bottom-up development and political impact of community-based water and sanitation committees (CAPS) in Nicaragua. Romano traces the evolution of CAPS from rural resource management associations into a national political force through grassroots organizing and strategic alliances"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 08, 2019)
Subject Community organization -- Nicaragua
Natural resources -- Nicaragua -- Management
Water resources development -- Nicaragua -- Citizen participation
Water-supply, Rural -- Nicaragua
Community organization.
Natural resources -- Management.
Water resources development -- Citizen participation.
Water-supply, Rural.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816540608