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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing... more...
- OSSREA 2014; US$ 34.95
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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00
Will the flames of war in the Middle East be fanned or quenched by water? This is the central question addressed by this unusually forthright book. The book provides sobering analyses of Israel's water predicament and of the hydro-political implications for the country, particularly in the light of recent developments in the 'peace process'. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00
Improving the management of fisheries continues to be an important priority for governments. However, governments have increasingly recognised that fisheries management is not an inexpensive activity. In an era of declining budgets, governments are seeking more efficient and cost-effective means of delivering fisheries services. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 30.00
Au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord, l?eau devient l?enjeu crucial du développement. La région est caractérisée par l'un des taux moyens de croissance démographique les plus élevés du monde et par des ressources en eau peu abondantes. Dans cette région et dans d?autres, les responsables des politiques ont souvent proposé, voire tenté de mettre en... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 15.00
Aujourd'hui, l'accès à l'eau potable fait défaut à plus d'un milliard de personnes. Au cours des 25 prochaines années, le tiers de la population mondiale fera face à une grave pénurie d'eau. De toute évidence, les inégalités quant à la disponibilité et à l'approvisionnement d'eau douce sont une question de vie ou de mort, et constituent, en matière... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 20.00
Today, more than 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water. Within the next 25 years, fully one-third of the world?s population will experience severe water scarcity. It is clear that disparities in the availability and supply of fresh water are truly a matter of life and death, and constitute one of the great governance imperatives of our... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 239.00
Focuses on methodological advances within the field of water resource economics and shows how these advances can be applied to the economics of water issues. This book identifies five areas of particular importance - asymmetric information and game theory, uncertainty, space, water quality, and production and technology adoption. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 140.00
Water, Power and Citizenship investigates the interrelationship between water politics and institutions and the development of citizenship rights from a historical-sociological perspective. The evolution of water's manifold social character and values, as a source of power, as a public good, as a commodity, or as a universal right is examined in... more...