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  • Water Security for Better Livesby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Social Entrepreneurship in the Water Sectorby R. Ziegler; L. Partzsch; J. Gebauer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘So often environmental protection is neglected in the social entrepreneurship literature, even though the environmental movement has a lot to offer in terms of empirical and theoretical developments. This book makes a hugely important contribution to filling that gap, lending weight to social innovation theory and providing a good case-study... more...

  • Governing Transboundary Watersby Emma S. Norman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    With almost the entire world?s water basins crossing political borders of some kind, understanding how to cooperate with one?s neighbor is of global relevance. For Indigenous communities, whose traditional homelands may predate and challenge the current borders, and whose relationship to water sources are linked to the protection of traditional lifeways... more...

  • Managing Water Resources under Climate Uncertaintyby Sangam Shrestha; Anil K. Anal; P. Abdul Salam; Michael van der Valk

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book aims to come up with views to address the queries of planners, policymakers, and general people for water resources management under uncertainty of climate change, including examples from Asia and Europe with successful adaptive measures to change the challenge of climate change into opportunities. The availability of clean water is a major... more...

  • Water, Peace, and Warby Brahma Chellaney

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 29.99

    Now in an updated edition, this pioneering and authoritative study considers the profound impact of the growing global water crunch on international peace and security. more...

  • Challenges of the New Water Policies for the XXI Centuryby Enrique Cabrera; Ricardo Cobacho

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 209.95

    The concept of sustainable development appeared almost twenty years ago, adapting traditional policies to new circumstances, and promoting progress capable of satisfying the necessities of both present and future generations. It is widely believed that the need for a proper and sustainable management of water will be a problem which will confront society... more...

  • Social Issues in the Provision and Pricing of Water Servicesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 61.00

    This book explores the interface between environmental and social elements of water pricing policies in OECD countries. It focuses on the affordability of water services, as well as on the social measures aimed at resolving these affordability problems. more...

  • The Evolution of Markets for Waterby Jeff Bennett

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book presents a detailed picture of the evolutionary processes at work in water markets with a particular focus on theory and practice in Australia. Policymakers are striving to strike a balance between the pros and cons of a property rights/market based approach to the allocation of water resources, as opposed to an approach that centres on government... more...

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management by R. Brouwer; D. Pearce

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    How are the economic values of water accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important new book aims to give an overview of the state-of-the-art in Cost?Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications. more...

  • Water Resource Economics and Policyby W. Douglas Shaw

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    ?Douglass Shaw?s Water Resource Economics and Policy is a timely and useful offering, filling an important void in MS and Post bac texts. The beginning chapters provide background in legal and economic theory considerations. Each is followed up in the book with specific regulatory and institutional examples as well as citations and explanations of... more...