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  • Water and Developmentby The World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99

    Development patterns, increasing population pressure, and the demand for better livelihoods in many parts of the globe all contribute to a steadily deepening global water crisis. Development redirects, consumes, and pollutes water. It also causes changes in the state of natural water reservoirs, directly by draining aquifers and indirectly by melting... more...

  • Water Policy in Texasby Ronald C. Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00

    As a water-scarce state with deep cultural attachments to private property rights, Texas has taken a unique evolutionary path with regard to water management. This new resource surveys past and current challenges for managing both groundwater and surface water, telling a comprehensive story about water policy in Texas, and identifying opportunities... more...

  • The Golden Dreamby Ronald Stagg

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 16.99

    In the early twentieth century a movement flourished, championing the St. Lawrence route as the answer to easily transporting goods in and out the centre of the continent. Communities along the Great Lakes planned for increased prosperity, but "the Golden Dream" has not been fully realized. more...

  • The Underdraining of Farmland in England During the Nineteenth Centuryby A. D. M. Phillips

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 36.00

    Underdraining has been recognized as one of the major capital-intensive agricultural improvements of the nineteenth century. more...

  • Disputing the Floodplainsby Tobias Haller

    BRILL 2010; US$ 112.00

    African Floodplains in semi-arid areas are important for local livelihoods as they harbor many common-pool resources such as fisheries, pasture, wildlife, veldt products, water and land for irrigation. However, in many of these areas resources are under pressure. This book is presenting seven case studies from Mali, Cameroon, Tanzania, Zambia and Botswana... more...

  • Water Politics in the Middle Eastby Dr Mostafa Dolatyar; Tim S. Gray

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00

    Most studies of water scarcity in the Middle East conclude that there is a significant risk of imminent conflict, even warfare, between states in the region. This book demonstrates that the evidence does not support this doom-laden prediction. Indeed, the authors show that although water scarcity has occasionally played a role in disputes in the Middle... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United Statesby Steven L. Danver; John R. Burch

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2011; US$ 262.50

     The Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United States is the most comprehensive reference source available that analyzes water-related issues in America. more...

  • The Danubeby Libor Jansky; Masahiro Murakami; Nevelina I. Pachova

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 25.00

    The Danube river is one of the world’s greatest international freshwater resources. It stretches halfway across Europe and passes through 11 countries. Its catchment is shared by 17 nations, many of whom are new members of the expanded European Union.This book focuses on the disputed Gabcíkovo-Nagymaros Project on the Danube between Hungary... more...

  • Adaptation and Resilienceby Bonnie G. Colby; George B. Frisvold

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00

    In America?s arid southwest, climate change will occur in the context of already-keen competition for water for agriculture, urban growth, electricity generation, water-based recreation, and environmental protections. This book explores the challenges that climate change and variability pose for water and energy managers and users, communities, and... more...

  • Dams and Dikes in Developmentby H. van Duivendijk; B. Schultz; C.-J. van Westen

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 121.95

    The Proceedings of the Symposium at World Water Day, 2001 presents a discussion of dams and dikes.  Various speakers considered the benefits and drawbacks of dams, and there was discussion about why it is that people are against dams in specific situations, and how such situations may be resolved.  Solutions are suggested to such controversies. These... more...