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- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Israel and Palestine are water scarce. As the peace process continues amidst ongoing violence, water remains a political and environmental issue. Water Wisdom is model for those who believe that water conflict can be an opportunity for cooperation rather than violence. Thirty leading Palestinian and Israeli activists, water scientists, politicians,... more...
- Africa Institute of South Africa 2011; US$ 34.95
The Nile River is the longest river in the world covering nearly 7,000 kilometres. It traverses ten countries in Africa, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda, with South Sudan as the eleventh riparian state once it acquires its sovereignty. Of the more than 300 million... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Argues that if water supply and sanitation were mainly problems of technology or financial resources, they would have been resolved long ago. This book ascertains that there are many other factors affecting our ability to intervene and improve the effectiveness of policies. It also examines the availability and use of water resources. more...
- Cato Institute 1997; US$ 1.99
Rain and snow may be falling today, but throughout the world people continually fear water shortages. Is there reason for such apprehension? In Water Markets: Priming the Invisible Pump, Terry L. Anderson and Pamela Snyder argue that the answer is no -- if we return control of water from government to markets. The authors document that humans are using... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Tapping Water Markets is about the past, present, and future of water markets. It compares water markets with political water allocation, documents the growth of water markets, and explores the ways in which water markets can be improved and implemented further. This book provides up-to-date information of where and why water shortages are occurring... more...
- Cato Institute 1997; US$ 3.99
Rain and snow may be falling today, but throughout the world people continually fear water shortages. Is there reason for such apprehension? In Water Markets: Priming the Invisible Pump, Terry L. Anderson and Pamela Snyder argue that the answer is no -- if we return control of water from government to markets. The authors document that humans are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 155.00
This co-edited volume provides a unified scholarly treatment of intensifying debates on the relationship between water scarcity and environmental security in Central Eurasia. Using discussions of sustainable rural development as its conceptual backdrop, the chapters in this volume combine solid empirical investigation with critical analysis of key... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 42.95
The privatization of water is a keenly contested issue in an economically-liberalizing India. Since the 1990s, large social groups across India's diverse and disparate peoples have been re-negotiating their cultural relationships with each other as to whether they support or oppose pro-privatization water policy reforms. These claims and counter claims... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95
Lange Zeit galt es als chic, Kultur als starken Gegensatz zur Technik zu sehen. Literatur, bildende Kunst und Musik gehörten zu den Grundpfeilern der Bildung und Kultur, aber Naturwissenschaften und Ingenieurskunst galten bestenfalls als nützlich, aber profan. Dass Kultur und Technik sich jedoch gegenseitig bedingen, ist ein eher moderner... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 314.00
Containing the proceedings of the Second International Conference on the title topic, the book examines issues related to the nature of water, and its use and exploitation by society. Since ensuring an adequate water supply is becoming a critical issue in more and more countries, the conference brings together specialists from the social sciences and... more...