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  • The New River Controversy, A Newby Thomas J. Schoenbaum; R. Seth Woodard

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    This updated edition of the 1979 original covers the landmark struggle to save the New River from damming in the 1970s. The grassroots movement emphasized the river's cultural and historical value rather than narrow environmental issues and became one of the great victories of the environmental movement. This edition also includes a new epilogue... more...

  • Challenges of the New Water Policies for the XXI Centuryby Enrique Cabrera; Ricardo Cobacho

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 209.95

    The concept of sustainable development appeared almost twenty years ago, adapting traditional policies to new circumstances, and promoting progress capable of satisfying the necessities of both present and future generations. It is widely believed that the need for a proper and sustainable management of water will be a problem which will confront society... more...

  • Social Issues in the Provision and Pricing of Water Servicesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 61.00

    This book explores the interface between environmental and social elements of water pricing policies in OECD countries. It focuses on the affordability of water services, as well as on the social measures aimed at resolving these affordability problems. more...

  • The Evolution of Markets for Waterby Jeff Bennett

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book presents a detailed picture of the evolutionary processes at work in water markets with a particular focus on theory and practice in Australia. Policymakers are striving to strike a balance between the pros and cons of a property rights/market based approach to the allocation of water resources, as opposed to an approach that centres on government... more...

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management by R. Brouwer; D. Pearce

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    How are the economic values of water accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important new book aims to give an overview of the state-of-the-art in Cost?Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications. more...

  • Water Resource Economics and Policyby W. Douglas Shaw

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 64.00

    ?Douglass Shaw?s Water Resource Economics and Policy is a timely and useful offering, filling an important void in MS and Post bac texts. The beginning chapters provide background in legal and economic theory considerations. Each is followed up in the book with specific regulatory and institutional examples as well as citations and explanations of... more...

  • Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnershipby Asit K. Biswas; Cecilia Tortajada

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    There is no question that water pricing and public-private partnership can improve water management practices in the future. However, this concept is neither the cure-all many proponents argue, nor the disaster its opponents forecast. Providing a comprehensive and objective assessment of what does and does not work, where, why and under what circumstances,... more...

  • Frontiers in Water Resource Economicsby Renan Goetz; Dolors Berga

    Springer US 2006; US$ 239.00

    Most of the books published previously in the field of water resource eco­ nomics focus on particular aspects of water economics such as institutions, pricing or water markets, but none of them have given particular attention to methodological questions. However, the applied methodology within economic research has made some remarkable advances over... more...

  • Aguaby David B. Brooks

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 15.00

    Esta publicación sintetiza los resultados de tres décadas de investigación apoyada por el IDRC sobre abastecimiento de agua. Demuestra que algunas de las respuestas de mayor peso a la problemática de la escasez de agua se han implementado a nivel local ?en hogares, campos agrícolas, aldeas y vecindarios urbanos. Centrándose no sólo en los resultados... more...

  • The Economics of Water Management in Southern Africaby G-M. Lange; R. Hassan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Presents a tool for water management - water resource accounting - which significantly advances the economic analysis of water. Based on the UN's handbook for environmental accounting, this book describes the implementation and policy application of water accounts in three African countries, and discusses how they have been used by water managers. more...