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- 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 119.00
The problems afflicting the Aral Sea and its environs as a result of the overuse and abuse of the rivers flowing into it are well documented. Until now, however, it was difficult to hear the voices of those responsible for actually managing those waters. This volume reproduces the proceedings of an Advanced Research Workshop held in Bishkek, which... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Argues that if water supply and sanitation were mainly problems of technology or financial resources, they would have been resolved long ago. This book ascertains that there are many other factors affecting our ability to intervene and improve the effectiveness of policies. It also examines the availability and use of water resources. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 89.99
Die Aktivierung von Innovationspotenzialen zum nachhaltigen Wirtschaften kann einen entscheidenden Schlussel zur LC6sung von Nachhaltigkeitsproblemen in C6konomischer, C6kologischer sowie sozialer Hinsicht darstellen. Von zentraler Bedeutung ist es daher, innovationsfC6rdernde Rahmenbedingungen zu identifizieren und damit die Voraussetzungen zur Aktivierung... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
A one-liner considers more demographic and local water-availability factors than most reports linking demography to water resources. In a 450-character abstract most writings linking demographic trends to water availability look at population-growth effects, treating water supplies as static and population as increasing. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 239.00
In line with the Water Framework Directive, this book stresses the need for an Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approach to balance the competing demands on water-domestic, agricultural, industrial, tourism and environmental/ecological- and promote economically efficient, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable water use in selected... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 109.00
This volume brings together diverse voices relating to the critical issue of water management in one of the world's most politically volatile areas: the Middle East. The book collects the opinions of Palestinians, Israelis, Jordanians as well as international experts on creating a holistic and comprehensive view of water management challenges and... more...
- 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...