Introduction: The multiple challenges and layers of water justice struggles

@inproceedings{Boelens2018IntroductionTM,
  title={Introduction: The multiple challenges and layers of water justice struggles},
  author={Rutgerd Boelens and Jeroen Vos and Tom Perreault},
  year={2018}
}
Introduction Water is a resource that triggers profound conflicts and close collaboration, a source of deep injustices, and fierce struggles for life. In many regions of the world, rising demand and declining availability of adequate-quality water foster severe competition and ferocious clashes among different water uses and users. People also suffer from flooding; contamination caused by industry and mining; privatization of public water utilities; corruption; and displacement by large dam… 
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