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- 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...
- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
This book provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and highly accessible introduction to water resource management, covering topics such as: the ecology of surface waters international regulations and economics stakeholder participation in management tools and methods for decision making integrated modelling decision making and water policies stakeholder... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00
Growing scarcity of freshwater worldwide brings to light the need for sound water resource modeling and policy analysis. While a solid foundation has been established for many specific water management problems, combining those methods and principles in a unified framework remains an ongoing challenge. This Handbook aims to expand the scope of efficient... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 51.97
<P>Offering an alternative reading of the contested nature of access to public resources in Dhaka, this e-book argues that the contestation of access cannot be explained only by the city?s rapidly growing population; it rather describes it as a product of context-specific structures of power and dependency ? "the politics of regulation".</P> <P>This... more...
- 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$ 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. 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...
- 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...