Water, rules and gender: Water rights in an indigenous irrigation system, Marakwet, Kenya
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This article presents a study carried out in a region in Northern Kenya. It examines the complex rules governing interactions between resource management and the management of social relations. Moral, social and natural orders can play a role in rights and allocation of water at the same time that taboos might add restrictions on those rights.
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