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  • Water, Power and Citizenshipby Dr José Esteban Castro

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Coping with Water Deficiencyby Phoebe Koundouri

    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...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle Eastby Clive Lipchin; Eric Pallant; Danielle Saranga

    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...

  • The Nepal-India Water Relationshipby Dwarika N. Dhungel; Santa B. Pun

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Offers a guide to the entire spectrum of water resources relationship between Nepal and India. This title includes: historical perspective, economic and development issues, flooding, hydropower and energy trading, seaport access via canals and waterways and personal reflections of the power interplay between the countries, and an epilogue. 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...

  • Water Firstby Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt; Robert J Wasson

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book outlines the contemporary issues and challenges that confront both the. nations and the communities of the South Asian region, particularly India, where. control over water has always been a symbol of social and political power. It. explores the adequacy of the competing and/or complementary explanations for these. daunting challenges of... more...