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Drivers and barriers to change in desalinated water governance in the GCC: a comparative approach to water privatisations in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Kuwait City

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The global water crisis has often been presented as a crisis of governance and attributed to various factors, including the slowness of institutional adjustments to rapid structural challenges such as demographic growth, resource degradation and economic difficulties (UNU-INWEH, 2012). Despite the rapid growth of cities around the world and a fast increase in the use of desalination for freshwater supply (WHO, 2011), the dynamics of institutional change in desalinated urban water governanc...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:d98027bc-e479-46da-9f6f-1572e57f630c
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ora:11548

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