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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
The management of water resources across boundaries, whether sub-national or international, is one of the most difficult challenges facing water managers today. The upstream exploitation or diversion of groundwater or rivers can have devastating consequences for those living downstream, and transboundary rivers can provide a source of conflict between... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 84.00
This publication examines the critical issues surrounding water security (water shortage, water excess, inadequate water quality, the resilience of freshwater systems), providing a rationale for a risk-based approach and the management of trade-offs between water and other (sectoral and environmental) policies. . The report sets out a three-step... 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...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 19.95
Civilisation is thirsty... it never stopped to think what would happen if the water ran out. ALEXANDER BELL Peak water is the point when the available water is not enough to meet the demands of the world's growing population. We might live on a watery world, but we are exhausting accessible supplies. Many parts of the world are already facing this... 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.99
This unique, engaging, and highly authoritative volume enlightens readers on changes needed in the way society accesses, provides, and uses water. It further shines a light on changes needed in the way we use food, energy, and other goods and services in relation to water, and offers projections and recommendations, up to 2050, that apply to water... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 152.00
India has moved along an impressive growth path over the last decade, marked with falling share of agriculture, stagnating manufacturing, expanding services segment, growing trade orientation, enhanced FDI inflows etc. The consequent growth implications are obvious as far as the numbers like GDP growth rate and Per Capita GDP trend are concerned,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Good management of water resources - universally identified as a key aspect of poverty reduction, agriculture and food security - has proven, in practice, as difficult to achieve as it is eagerly sought. This book, edited and authored by leading authorities on water resource management, examines the recent changes in governance, institutions, economics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
As globalization links economies, the value of a country's irrigation water becomes increasingly sensitive to competitive forces in world markets. Water policy at the national and regional levels will need to accommodate these forces or water is likely to become undervalued. The inefficient use of this resource will lessen a country's comparative advantage... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Since the early 1990s, the achievement of ?good governance? has been a dominant discourse in the pursuit of social and economic development. This book presents a critical challenge to the contemporary development paradigm of good governance. Based on original ethnographic fieldwork on urban water governance reforms in south India (Karnataka), the... more...