International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Study of Water in the Municipality of Salvatierra, Guanajuato, Mexico. An Approach from Environmental Sociology
Alberto Valdes Cobos, Rigoberto Sandoval Contreras

The objective of this work is to propose a study from the constructivist environmental sociology of water in the municipality of Salvatierra, Guanajuato, Mexico, assuming that exist a sociopolitical construction of pollution, overexploitation and the scarcity of water that is linked to a several rural development policies that could be reconstructed based on the way that a variety of social actors perceive and build them. It is assumed that these constructions are an expression of values, norms and social and political interests prevailing in a range of social actors and in the municipal authorities in charge of promoting rural development based on a specific social construction on the use, management and socio-environmental problems of water.

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