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- 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$ 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.02
Vom Denken der Technik oder wie Technik und Kultur die Welt ver?ndern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenh?ngen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm B?ddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich B?ddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden und ungel?sten... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
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$ 73.95
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...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
The investments needed to deliver sustainable water and sanitation services, including the funds that are needed to operate and maintain the infrastructure, expand their coverage and upgrade service delivery to meet current social and environmental expectations, are huge. Yet, most systems are underfunded with dire consequences for water and sanitation... more...
- Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00
This book assesses the validity of ‘anti-politics’ critiques of development, first popularised by James Ferguson, in the peculiar context of India. It examines the extent to which it is possible to keep politics out of a highly technocratic state watershed development programme that also seeks to be participatory. more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 31.89
Der Wassersektor gehört zu den ganz großen aktuellen globalen Herausforderungen. Wasserbewirtschaftung verlangt ein vertieftes Verständnis der Nachhaltigkeit. Das Buch erläutert vor diesem Hintergrund Theorie und Praxis des integrierten Managements. Es erklärt politische und technische Grundlagen des Wassermanagements und entwirft einen praxisnahen... more...