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  • Water Resources Allocationby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 33.00

    Water resources allocation determines who is able to use water resources, how, when and where. It directly affects the value (economic, ecological, socio-cultural) that individuals and society obtain from water resources. This report overviews how allocation works in a range of countries and how the performance of allocation arrangements can be improved... more...

  • Water, Power and Identityby Rutgerd Boelens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grassroots defend against encroachment, question the self-evidence of State-/market-based water governance,... more...

  • Negotiating Water Governanceby Emma S. Norman; Christina Cook; Alice Cohen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Recently, efforts to understand the relationship between water and political boundaries have come to the fore of water governance debates: how and why does water governance fragment across sectors and governmental departments? How can we govern shared waters more effectively? How do politics and power play out in water governance? This book brings... more...

  • Water, Peace, and Warby Brahma Chellaney

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 29.99

    Now in an updated edition, this pioneering and authoritative study considers the profound impact of the growing global water crunch on international peace and security. more...

  • Man and Waterby L. Douglas James

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Modern man is beginning, painfully, to learn that he can continue to enjoy basic resources like water only through careful planning and control. This book indicates what social scientists have contributed in the past and seeks to encourage their future participation in this critical area. The study first describes the background of water use planning... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Water Economics and Institutionsby Kimberly Burnett; Richard Howitt; James A. Roumasset; Christopher A. Wada

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    Growing scarcity of freshwater worldwide brings to light the need for sound water resource modeling and policy analysis. While a solid foundation has been established for many specific water management problems, combining those methods and principles in a unified framework remains an ongoing challenge. This Handbook aims to expand the scope of efficient... more...

  • Managing Water Resources under Climate Uncertaintyby Sangam Shrestha; Anil K. Anal; P. Abdul Salam; Michael van der Valk

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book aims to come up with views to address the queries of planners, policymakers, and general people for water resources management under uncertainty of climate change, including examples from Asia and Europe with successful adaptive measures to change the challenge of climate change into opportunities. The availability of clean water is a major... more...

  • The Price of Thirstby Karen Piper

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 27.00

    ?There's Money in Thirst,? reads a headline in the New York Times. The CEO of Nestlé, purveyor of bottled water, heartily agrees. It is important to give water a market value, he says in a promotional video, so ?we're all aware that it has a price.? But for those who have no access to clean water, a fifth of the world's population, the price is thirst.... more...

  • Integrated Water Resource Planningby Claudia Baldwin; Mark Hamstead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Integrated Water Resource Planning provides practical, evidence-based guidance on water resource planning. In a time of heightened awareness of ecosystem needs, climate change, and increasing and conflicting demands on resources, water professionals and decision-makers around the world are on a steep learning curve. This book presents an international... more...

  • Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Managementby Dominic Stucker; Elena Lopez-Gunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing... more...