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  • Fries waterstaatsbestuurby Jan Louman

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 80.20

    Tot in de jaren 1960 stonden lage delen van Friesland 's winters regelmatig onder water. Het peil van de meren, plassen en vaarten die tezamen de provinciale waterberging vormen, Frieslands boezem, was nauwelijks te beheersen. Vele duizenden hectaren grond waren niet of door te lage kaden van deze boezem afgescheiden. Het provinciaal bestuur liet... more...

  • Eaux et territoiresby Frédéric Lasserre; Luc Descroix

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 36.75

    Guerres de l'eau, rareté de l'eau, gestion de l'eau. Qu'elle soit potable, agricole ou destinée à un usage industriel ou de loisir, l'eau est devenue l'objet de vives convoitises et de houleux débats quant aux modalités de son partage et de sa distribution. À partir de cas issus de plusieurs continents,... more...

  • Transferts massifs d'eauby Frédéric Lasserre

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 44.25

    Longtemps considérée comme un bien inépuisable, l'eau représente aujourd'hui un enjeu crucial pour toutes les sociétés. La crise actuelle, bien plus qu'une question de rareté, en est une de répartition, de distribution et de choix relatifs à l'usage de cette eau. Doit-on, par le biais de... more...

  • Water Governance in the Netherlandsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 124.00

    This report assesses the extent to which Dutch water governance is fit for future challenges and sketches an agenda for the reform of water policies in the Netherlands. It builds on a one-year policy dialogue with over 100 Dutch stakeholders, supported by robust analytical work and drawing on international best practice. more...

  • Water Policy Entrepreneursby Dave Huitema; Sander Meijerink

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    Focuses on the role of policy entrepreneurs in global water management. This title explores water policy change in fifteen countries and reveals the strategies employed by entrepreneurs to facilitate improvements in policy. It is suitable for students and scholars of water resources and environmental management and governance. more...

  • Der israelisch-palästinensische Wasserkonfliktby Christiane Fröhlich

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 37.75

    In der Forschung zum israelisch-palästinensischen Konflikt verschwindet das fluide Wasserthema hinter den großen geopolitischen Themen wie Sicherheit, Grenzen und Jerusalem. In einer detaillierten Betrachtung weist dieser Band dem Gegenstand ?Wasser? seinen rechtmäßig zentralen Platz bei der Analyse des Konfliktes zu. Statt wie üblich Konflikt oder... more...

  • Public Participation in the Governance of International Freshwater Resourcesby Carl Bruch; Libor Jansky; Mikiyasu Nakayama; Kazimierz A. Salewicz

    United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 38.00

    Clean water is essential to human survival, yet it is increasingly scarce. Despite pressures on this crucial resource, people often have little or no opportunity to participate in watershed decisions that affect them, particularly when they live along international watercourses. The United Nations has identified the rising demand for water as one of... more...

  • A Framework for Financing Water Resources Managementby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 33.00

    A lack of finance for water resources management is a primary concern for most OECD countries. This is exacerbated in the current fiscal environment of tight budgets and strong fiscal consolidation, as public funding provides the lion’s share of financial resources for water management. The report provides a framework for policy discussions around... more...

  • Rivers of Fireby Arnon Soffer; Murray Rosovsky; Nina Copaken

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 54.99

    In a never-ending battle to match population growth with food and energy production, the countries of the Middle East have been frenziedly developing water resources without considering their neighbors' needs. The inevitable result has been more frequent and increasingly bitter conflicts. At the same time, a halting Arab-Israeli peace process continues.... more...

  • Denkbar, machbar, wunschenswert?by ; Karl Wilhelm ddeker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.02

    Vom Denken der Technik oder wie Technik und Kultur die Welt verandern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenhangen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm Boddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich Boddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden und ungelosten... more...