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  • The Economics of Groundwater Management in Arid Countriesby Manuel Schiffler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Groundwater is being depleted on a large scale in many arid and semi-arid parts of the world. The author asks whether it should be avoided at any price? or if it is desirable in certain circumstances, by undertaking an economic analysis and considering the political and hydrological aspects of water management. more...

  • Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Managementby Dominic Stucker; Elena Lopez-Gunn

    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...

  • Routledge Handbook of Water Economics and Institutionsby Kimberly Burnett; Richard Howitt; James A. Roumasset; Christopher A. Wada

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    Growing scarcity of freshwater worldwide brings to light the need for sound water resource modeling and policy analysis. While a solid foundation has been established for many specific water management problems, combining those methods and principles in a unified framework remains an ongoing challenge. This Handbook aims to expand the scope of efficient... more...

  • The New River Controversy, A Newby Thomas J. Schoenbaum; R. Seth Woodard

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    This updated edition of the 1979 original covers the landmark struggle to save the New River from damming in the 1970s. The grassroots movement emphasized the river's cultural and historical value rather than narrow environmental issues and became one of the great victories of the environmental movement. This edition also includes a new epilogue... more...

  • The Politics of the Water in the Middle Eastby Dr Martin Sherman

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 186.00

    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...

  • The Institutional Economics of Waterby R.M. Saleth; A. Dinar

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    An evaluation of water institutional reform and water sector performance from an institutional economics and political economy perspective, this title develops an alternative methodology built on "institutional decomposition and analysis" framework, "institutional ecology" principle, and "subjective theory" of institutional change. 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...

  • The Costs of Managing Fisheriesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...

  • La gestion de leau selon lIslamby Naser I. Faruqui; Asit K. Biswas; Murad J. Bino

    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...

  • L'eauby David B. Brooks

    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...