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  • 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...

  • Planet Waterby Steve Hoffmann

    Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95

    Solving the world's water problems is proving to be one of thegreatest investment opportunities of our time. Already, world watersupplies are inadequate to meet demand, and the problem is going toget much worse in the years ahead. The World Bank estimates that1.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and about 50percent of the world's hospital... more...

  • Water, Ecosystems and Societyby Jayanta Bandyopadhyay

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 29.95

    This book is an articulation of the much needed paradigm shift in the knowledge base for water systems management. It discusses the ecological and socio-economic dimensions of water, inclusion of which in sustainable and integrated water systems management has become essential the world over. It is path-breaking in terms of its conceptualisation since... more...

  • The Use of Economic Valuation in Environmental Policyby Phoebe Koundouri

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book aims to show that economics in general and non-market valuation methods in particular, together with participatory and engineering tools, can facilitate the design and implementation of the different European policies in relation to mitigation of water stress. The results presented in this book derive from AquaStress, an EU funded integrated... more...

  • The Evolution of Water Resource Planning and Decision Makingby C.S. Russell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Presents a review of the development of US water resource policy analysis and practice that offers perspectives from several disciplines: law, economics, engineering, ecology and political science. This book explores the evolution of water related analytical capabilities and institutions. more...

  • Integrated Water Resources Managementby Peter P Mollinga; Ajaya Dixit; Kusum Athukorala

    SAGE India 2006; US$ 69.95

    Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) has become the international label for the ‘new approach’ to water resources management. This volume, and in fact the entire series, investigates how this global concept resonates with regional, national and local concerns in South Asia. This is the first volume in a new series under the aegis... more...

  • Waterby Ramaswamy R Iyer

    SAGE India 2003; US$ 78.95

    This book discusses and analyses several interlinked themes related to crucial aspects and many dimensions of water resources. The author draws upon his administrative experience, as well as his academic work after retirement, to present a lucid view of the issues affecting water resources while critically reviewing policy and constitutional provisions. more...

  • Losing Paradiseby Tammo Steenhuis; Professor Gail Holst-Warhaft

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    This is a unique, interdisciplinary study of potential solutions to the problem of diminished water supplies in the Eastern Mediterranean. The work demonstrates the need for integrated legal, social and scientific management systems, which are appropriate to each country's stage of development. The suggested solutions are not only applicable to... more...

  • Social Participation in Water Governance and Managementby Kate Berry; Eric Mollard

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 110.00

    Social participation in water management and governance recently became a reality in many economies and societies. Yet the dimensions in which power regulation, social equity and democracy-building are connected with participation have been only tangentially analyzed for the water sector. Understanding the growing interest in social participation involves... more...

  • The Cooperation Challenge of Economics and the Protection of Water Suppliesby Joan Hoffman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    How can we build the institutions that will promote the cooperation needed to meet our intertwined environmental and economic needs? Efforts to meet these twin goals in New York City?s watershed collaborations offer some guidance. The experience provides lessons in addressing scattered sources of pollution, encouraging environmentally compatible economic... more...