Developmental States, the Role of Experts and Cape Town's Water Crisis

New Agenda: South African Journal of Social and Economic Policy, 2018(69), pp.13-19

7 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2018

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Mike Muller

University of the Witwatersrand - School of Governance

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Date Written: June 1, 2018

Abstract

Several factors have contributed to the water crisis in Cape Town. Among these is the relationship of technical experts to politicians and wider society and the role that environmental activists have played in determining how water supply and demand has been managed.

Keywords: Sustainable Development, Sustainable Water Resource Management, South Africa, Developmental State

Suggested Citation

Muller, Arnold Michael, Developmental States, the Role of Experts and Cape Town's Water Crisis (June 1, 2018). New Agenda: South African Journal of Social and Economic Policy, 2018(69), pp.13-19. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3189501

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