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Eau et politique au Sénégal

The divining state. Water and politics in Senegal

Since the 1980s, water has become an issue of concern for the international community. This vital resource has now reached a market value which dictates the conditions for development aid in the countries of the Global South.Hydraulic drilling is at the heart of the privatisation reform which is taking place in Senegal. To understand this infrastructure, the author revisits an ethnographic posture popularised by the Manchester School: entry into the field through conflict. By highlighting ...


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Editor's note

Illustration de couverture : Robinet à l’arrêt dans la cabine de forage. Région de Kaffrine, 2010

  • Publisher : ENS Éditions
  • Series : Gouvernement en question(s)
  • Place of publication : Lyon
  • Year of publication : 2019
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 09 January 2020
  • EAN (Print version) : 9791036200724
  • Electronic EAN : 9791036200748
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.enseditions.13540
  • Number of pages : 296 p.

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