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  • Dams and Dikes in Developmentby H. van Duivendijk; B. Schultz; C.-J. van Westen

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 121.95

    The Proceedings of the Symposium at World Water Day, 2001 presents a discussion of dams and dikes.  Various speakers considered the benefits and drawbacks of dams, and there was discussion about why it is that people are against dams in specific situations, and how such situations may be resolved.  Solutions are suggested to such controversies. These... more...

  • The Danubeby Libor Jansky; Masahiro Murakami; Nevelina I. Pachova

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 25.00

    The Danube river is one of the world’s greatest international freshwater resources. It stretches halfway across Europe and passes through 11 countries. Its catchment is shared by 17 nations, many of whom are new members of the expanded European Union.This book focuses on the disputed Gabcíkovo-Nagymaros Project on the Danube between Hungary... more...

  • Disputing the Floodplainsby Tobias Haller

    BRILL 2010; US$ 112.00

    African Floodplains in semi-arid areas are important for local livelihoods as they harbor many common-pool resources such as fisheries, pasture, wildlife, veldt products, water and land for irrigation. However, in many of these areas resources are under pressure. This book is presenting seven case studies from Mali, Cameroon, Tanzania, Zambia and Botswana... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United Statesby Steven L. Danver; John R. Burch

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2011; US$ 262.50

     The Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United States is the most comprehensive reference source available that analyzes water-related issues in America. more...

  • Evaluating Water Projectsby Per-Olov Johansson; Bengt Kriström

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 49.95

    Should more water be diverted to or from electricity generation? This timely question is addressed in this short volume. Two different approaches are introduced and compared: The first is a cost-benefit analysis, examining the case of re-regulating a Swedish hydropower plant in which water is diverted from electricity generation to the downstream... more...

  • The Evolution of Water Resource Planning and Decision Makingby C.S. Russell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Presents a review of the development of US water resource policy analysis and practice that offers perspectives from several disciplines: law, economics, engineering, ecology and political science. This book explores the evolution of water related analytical capabilities and institutions. more...

  • The Golden Dreamby Ronald Stagg

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 16.99

    In the early twentieth century a movement flourished, championing the St. Lawrence route as the answer to easily transporting goods in and out the centre of the continent. Communities along the Great Lakes planned for increased prosperity, but "the Golden Dream" has not been fully realized. more...

  • Governance of Waterby Vishwa Ballabh

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 69.95

    An oft-quoted, modern adage is that the next major global conflict will be over. water. In many areas of the world the present is already marked by an uneasy competition. among different water users and use sectors, often leading to conflicts. India. particularly stands on the brink of an uncertain future, its ever-growing population. putting pressure... more...

  • Governing Transboundary Watersby Emma S. Norman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Winner of the Political Geography Specialty Group's 2015 Julian Minghi Distinguished Book Award! With almost the entire world?s water basins crossing political borders of some kind, understanding how to cooperate with one?s neighbor is of global relevance. For Indigenous communities, whose traditional homelands may predate and challenge the current... more...

  • In Search of Sustainable Water Management: International Lessons for the American West and Beyondby D.S. Kenney

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    Water issues in the American West share many similarities with those seen elsewhere in the world as population growth exacerbates longstanding problems of inappropriate water use and management. The contributors to this timely volume examine the universal challenge of sustainable water management to improve the use of water resources already developed... more...