Issues, Challenges and Directions
Edited by Julien Chaisse
This book is about the issues, challenges and directions currently faced by water as a key resource for mankind. The book aims at providing a finer understanding of the water regulatory future. The contributions in this book are grouped around specific themes. In Part I, the contributions address the water challenge to public international law. In Part II, the authors explore the most pressing ethical, legal, and social issues. In Part III, the discussion covers the economic drivers shaping the future of water.
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- Charting the Water Regulatory Future
- About the editor
- Table of cases
- Table of legislation
- Chapter 1: Introduction
- Chapter 2: Promoting global water-use efficiency – promises and shortcomings of international trade rules
- Chapter 3: The trade in water services – how does GATS apply to the water and sanitation services sector?
- Chapter 4: Virtual water: a global economic solution to a local environmental and political problem?
- Chapter 5: Foreign investment in water: privatization, globalization and the law
- Chapter 6: The right of the host state to regulate water services
- Chapter 7: Regulation and protection of water in international law: terrestrial and marine perspectives
- Chapter 8: Is investment arbitration inimical to the human right to water? The re-examination of arbitral decisions on water services
- Chapter 9: The provision and violation of water rights (the case of Pakistan) – a human rights based approach
- Chapter 10: The human right to clean water and sanitation – a perspective from Nigeria
- Chapter 11: Troubled waters: impact of the private sector in implementing the right to water
- Chapter 12: Sanitation rights, public law litigation and inequality: a case study from Brazil
- Chapter 13: Demand for infrastructure investment for water services: key features and assessment methods
- Chapter 14: Residential water charges in Ireland: policy objectives and funding models
- Chapter 15: The role of multinationals in providing water services – are they more efficient?
- Chapter 16: Microfinance in water and sanitation services: identifying best practices
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