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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by grazing and multiple other land uses and by local and regional environmental conditions. This book examines the diverse expressions of wood-pastures... more...
Innovative Water Resource Use and Management for Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: An AnthologyOSSREA 2014; US$ 32.30
Like in many parts of the world, water resources in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have been pivotal for human survival, economic growth, social development, and practicing certain religion and cultural ethos. However, in spite of the intrinsic values of water, its use and management in sub-Saharan Africa has not been without limitations. The demand for... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2013; US$ 32.00
As people crowded into British cities in the nineteenth century, industrial and biological waste byproducts and then epidemic followed. Britons died by the thousands in recurring plagues. Figures like Edwin Chadwick and John Snow pleaded for measures that could save lives and preserve the social fabric. The solution that prevailed was the novel... more...
- 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...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 39.95
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...
- 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...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 27.95
This volume focuses on women in Latin America as stakeholders in water resources management. It makes their contributions to grassroots efforts more visible, explains why doing so is essential for effective public policy and planning in the water sector, and provides guidelines for future planning and project implementation. After an in-depth review... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.99
This book examines the political economy that governs the management of international transboundary river basins in the developing world. These shared rivers are the setting for irrigation, hydropower and flood management projects as well as water transfer schemes. Often, these projects attempt to engineer the river basin with deep political, socio-economic... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grassroots defend against encroachment, question the self-evidence of State-/market-based water governance,... more...