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  • Water Governance in the Netherlandsby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Man and Waterby L. Douglas James

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Modern man is beginning, painfully, to learn that he can continue to enjoy basic resources like water only through careful planning and control. This book indicates what social scientists have contributed in the past and seeks to encourage their future participation in this critical area. The study first describes the background of water use planning... more...

  • Contested Water Supply: Claim Making and the Politics of Regulation in Dhaka, Bangladeshby Shahadat Hossain

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 45.93

    <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...

  • Water Policy Entrepreneursby Dave Huitema; Sander Meijerink

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    Focuses on the role of policy entrepreneurs in global water management. This title explores water policy change in fifteen countries and reveals the strategies employed by entrepreneurs to facilitate improvements in policy. It is suitable for students and scholars of water resources and environmental management and governance. more...

  • Der israelisch-palästinensische Wasserkonfliktby Christiane Fröhlich

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 49.99

    Zwischen den großen geopolitischen Themen wie Sicherheit, Grenzen und Jerusalem einerseits und dem fluiden Wasserthema andererseits existiert in der Forschung zum israelisch-palästinensischen Konflikt eine deutliche Diskrepanz. In einer detaillierten Betrachtung weist dieser Band dem Gegenstand ?Wasser? seinen rechtmäßig zentralen Platz bei der Analyse... more...

  • Public Participation in the Governance of International Freshwater Resourcesby Carl Bruch; Libor Jansky; Mikiyasu Nakayama; Kazimierz A. Salewicz

    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...

  • A Framework for Financing Water Resources Managementby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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 lion’s share of financial resources for water management. The report provides a framework for policy discussions around... more...

  • Water, Democracy and Neoliberalism in Indiaby Vicky Walters

    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. Based on original ethnographic fieldwork on urban water governance reforms in south India (Karnataka), the... more...

  • Rivers of Fireby Arnon Soffer; Murray Rosovsky; Nina Copaken

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 46.99

    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...

  • Denkbar, machbar, wunschenswertby ; Karl Wilhelm ddeker

    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...