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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95
As a water-scarce state with deep cultural attachments to private property rights, Texas has taken a unique evolutionary path with regard to water management. This new resource surveys past and current challenges for managing both groundwater and surface water, telling a comprehensive story about water policy in Texas, and identifying opportunities... more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
The investments needed to deliver sustainable water and sanitation services, including the funds that are needed to operate and maintain the infrastructure, expand their coverage and upgrade service delivery to meet current social and environmental expectations, are huge. Yet, most systems are underfunded with dire consequences for water and sanitation... more...
- Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00
This book assesses the validity of anti-politics critiques of development, first popularised by James Ferguson, in the peculiar context of India. It examines the extent to which it is possible to keep politics out of a highly technocratic state watershed development programme that also seeks to be participatory. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 168.00
Will the flames of war in the Middle East be fanned or quenched by water? This is the central question addressed by this unusually forthright book. The book provides sobering analyses of Israel's water predicament and of the hydro-political implications for the country, particularly in the light of recent developments in the 'peace process'. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
An evaluation of water institutional reform and water sector performance from an institutional economics and political economy perspective, this title develops an alternative methodology built on "institutional decomposition and analysis" framework, "institutional ecology" principle, and "subjective theory" of institutional change. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Water issues in the American West share many similarities with those seen elsewhere in the world as population growth exacerbates longstanding problems of inappropriate water use and management. The contributors to this timely volume examine the universal challenge of sustainable water management to improve the use of water resources already developed... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00
Improving the management of fisheries continues to be an important priority for governments. However, governments have increasingly recognised that fisheries management is not an inexpensive activity. In an era of declining budgets, governments are seeking more efficient and cost-effective means of delivering fisheries services. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 130.00
Water, Power and Citizenship investigates the interrelationship between water politics and institutions and the development of citizenship rights from a historical-sociological perspective. The evolution of water's manifold social character and values, as a source of power, as a public good, as a commodity, or as a universal right is examined in... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 30.00
Au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord, l?eau devient l?enjeu crucial du développement. La région est caractérisée par l'un des taux moyens de croissance démographique les plus élevés du monde et par des ressources en eau peu abondantes. Dans cette région et dans d?autres, les responsables des politiques ont souvent proposé, voire tenté de mettre en... more...