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- 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...
- 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 lions share of financial resources for water management. The report provides a framework for policy discussions around... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 52.99
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95
Vom Denken der Technik oder wie Technik und Kultur die Welt verändern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenhängen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm Böddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich Böddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 14.19
Die Zukunft des Wassers ist die Zukunft der Menschheit. Leben wir in einem Jahrhundert der Dürren oder der Überflutungen? Oder beides? Der Zugriff auf Wasser wird einen großen Einfluss haben auf die globalen Kräfteverhältnisse, die Umwelt und das Gleichgewicht zwischen Arm und Reich. Wasser wird über Krieg oder Frieden entscheiden und die Entwicklung... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
Water Safety and Water Infrastructure Security features articles from the Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security covering topics related to contamination of drinking water, prevention, monitoring, and decontamination. Emergency response planning for drinking water and wastewater systems are also discussed. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95
Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after conflict and in preventing a return to conflict. Featuring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95
Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have developed a range of alternative valuation methods for... more...
- Earthscan 2009; US$ 63.95
The United Nations World Water Development Report, published every three years, is a comprehensive review providing an authoritative picture of the state of the world's freshwater resources. It offers best practices as well as in-depth theoretical analyses to help stimulate ideas and actions for better stewardship in the water sector. It... more...