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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
This book restores water, both fresh and salt, to its central position in human endeavour, ecology and environment. Water access and the environmental and social problems of development are major issues of concern in this century. Drawing on water's many formations in debating human relationship with a major source of life and a major factor in contemporary... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 123.54
This volume brings together diverse voices relating to the critical issue of water management in one of the world's most politically volatile areas: the Middle East. The book collects the opinions of Palestinians, Israelis, Jordanians as well as international experts on creating a holistic and comprehensive view of water management challenges and... more...
- Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95
This book contains a selection of papers presented at the Symposium and Workshop on Groundwater Economics, held in Barcelona, Spain, 19-23 October 1987. The editors' aim was to produce a publication with useful contributions, containing basic concepts, general formulations, relevant specific studies usable as reference cases, and issues of interest... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 32.95
Towards Water Wisdom makes a fervent plea for an urgent and radical transformation. of our thinking on water. The author redefines the projected water crisis as one. of mismanagement rather than scarcity, and calls for a more equitable, harmonious. and sustainable management of the resource. Water-related conflicts are also discussed, including the... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 49.95
This book is about the politics of water resource development and management in. India, with special reference to the Narmada river waters dispute. The author. draws on a wealth of studies on Narmada as also his own research to analyse the. controversy from the perspective of a political scientist. The author analyses three aspects of the conflict... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Water resource management throughout the world is a very complicated issue, involving various aspects and dimensions and a well-coordinated set of policies. A well-designed water policy is a multi-faceted concerted intervention, which could be specific to just one set of political and physical socio-economic conditions. A framework to analyse the interaction... more...
- SAGE India 2006; US$ 69.95
Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) has become the international label for the new approach to water resources management. This volume, and in fact the entire series, investigates how this global concept resonates with regional, national and local concerns in South Asia. This is the first volume in a new series under the aegis... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 24.99
China faces a major challenge in managing its scarce water resources to sustain economic growth in the years ahead. This report provides an overview of China's water scarcity situation, assesses the policy and institutional requirements for addressing it, and recommends key areas for strengthening and reform. The issues covered in the report are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.95
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...