International Journal of Social Science & Economic Research
Submit Paper

Title:
UNDERSTANDING RESIDENTIAL WATER SCARCITY IN GURUGRAM (INDIA) THROUGH MEDIA CONTENT ANALYSIS

Authors:
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Singh


Volume - 2 Issue - 10, Pages - 4972-4986

Abstract:
The present paper is an attempt to understand the causes for the on-going residential water scarcity in relation to Gurugram region in the Indian State of Haryana, through the methodology of media content analysis. Gurugram, which is portrayed as one of the fastest growing cities of India, in wake of globalization, urbanization and rising incomes of its citizens, is simultaneously witnessing acute shortages of residential/domestic water for the resident's day-to-day needs. The study employs an innovative research methodology called ‘media content analysis of frequent newspaper reporting about residential water shortages in Gurugram. The media content analysis was done through collecting a sample of newspaper reports from 2011 till 2016. The results from the media content analysis show that there are multiple factors that could be held accountable for the prevailing residential water scarcity in Gurugram.

Cite this Article:

[Singh, Rakesh Kumar. "UNDERSTANDING RESIDENTIAL WATER SCARCITY IN GURUGRAM (INDIA) THROUGH MEDIA CONTENT ANALYSIS." International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 2, no. 10, 2017, pp. 4972-4986. October.]

Download Full Text