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Reflections: Contested Epistemologies on Large Dams and Mega-Hydraulic Development

Water Resources Management Group, Department of Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation (CEDLA), University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 33, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Universidad Central del Ecuador, Ciudadela Universitaria, Quito 170129, Ecuador
Department of Social Sciences, Catholic University Peru, Avenida Universitaria 1801, Lima 32, Peru
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Water 2019, 11(3), 417;
Received: 18 February 2019 / Accepted: 23 February 2019 / Published: 26 February 2019
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The contributions to the Special Issue on Contested Knowledges: Water Conflicts on Large Dams and Mega-Hydraulic Development have looked at the politics of contested knowledge as manifested in the conceptualization, design, development, implementation and governance of large dams and mega-hydraulic infrastructure projects in various parts of the world [...] View Full-Text
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