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Accounting for sustainability in Bengal: examining arsenic mitigation technologies using Process Analysis Method

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This thesis shows how the Process Analysis Method (PAM) can be applied to assess technologies used to mitigate arsenic from drinking water in rural India, using a set of sustainability indicators. Stakeholder perspectives, gathered from a fieldwork survey of 933 households in West Bengal in 2012, played a significant role in this assessment. This research found that the ‘Most Important’ issues as specified by the technology users are cost, trust, distance from their home to the clean water...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Engineering Science
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:349d4c46-1259-49c1-be2b-46f2cb394894
Local pid:
ora:8599

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