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The Political Economy of the Right to Water: - Case Study Albania
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
2016 (English)Student paper other, 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The thesis’s main objective was to determine if Albania was in close proximity to realize the human right to water, plainly by answering the subsequent queries; (i) if water utilization was accessible for all, and (ii) if the accessible water was of good quality (i.e. safe to drink) as well as (iii) if the economic accessibility was affordable without any discrepancy in its distribution. In sequence to answer the aforementioned queries, the thesis utilized a design of a case study since case studies are exceptionally well at endowing the researcher with an understanding of a multifaceted subject matter, i.e. Albania’s political economy of the right to water.

The results of the thesis exhibits that water utilization is not accessible for all due to inadequate water amenities, and due to the large wastage of water that does not go into needed utilization. In proceeding, the results also illustrates that Albania is in deficient of water quality observation, which sequentially outcomes in unprotected water and relentless leakage. In conjunction with the findings of the thesis, it is verified that the rural areas of Albania are stricken the most, primarily because Albania does not encompass a righteous distribution of water reforms. Into the bargain, the rural areas are not only struggling with the discrepancy in the distribution of water but also with excessive costs of the diminutive amenities that are available.

 

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2016. , p. 26
Keywords [en]
Sustainable Development Law, Water Supply, Human Rights, Right to Water, Albania, Political Economy
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Social Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-59459OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-59459DiVA, id: diva2:1059674
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Political Science
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Available from: 2017-02-03 Created: 2016-12-22 Last updated: 2017-02-03Bibliographically approved

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