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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Waterby David B. Brooks

    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...

  • Frontiers in Water Resource Economicsby Renan-Ulrich Goetz; Dolors Berga

    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...

  • Water, Power and Citizenshipby Dr José Esteban Castro

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Implementing Integrated Water Resources Management in Central Asiaby Patricia Wouters; Victor Dukhovny; Andrew Allan

    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...

  • Innovationen für eine nachhaltige Wasserwirtschaftby Arno Bäumer; Ansgar Brauer; Hartmut Clausen

    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...

  • Scarcity, Entitlements and the Economics of Water in Developing Countriesby P.B. Anand

    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...

  • Liquid Assetsby Jill Boberg

    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...