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Scalar Politics - With Examples From Turkey And The Metherlands

World Water Congress 2015 Edinburgh Scotland
1. Global challenges for water governance
Author(s): Jeroen Warner
Jeroen Warner
Associate Prof of Disaster Studies
Social Sciences Group
Wageningen University


  • Hegemonic constellation in water management, 2000s
  • Performativity of scale
  • Lebel: crisis stories legitimise interventions
  • Politics of scale or politics about scale?
  • State formation through infrastructure
  • Infrastructure and state making
  • Example: Flooding, space and equity
  • Counterscaling
  • Scale conflicts (position)
  • Is Limburg part of the delta?
  • ...


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