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  • Water Politics and Spiritual Ecologyby Lisa Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As water resources diminish with increasing population and economic pressures as well as global climate change, this book addresses a subject of ever increasing local and global importance. In many areas water is not only a vital resource but is also endowed with an agency and power that connects people, spirit beings, place and space. The culmination... more...

  • 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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Transboundary Water Politics in the Developing Worldby Naho Mirumachi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book examines the political economy that governs the management of international transboundary river basins in the developing world. These shared rivers are the setting for irrigation, hydropower and flood management projects as well as water transfer schemes. Often, these projects attempt to engineer the river basin with deep political, socio-economic... 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...

  • Water Cycle Managementby Xiaochang C. Wang; Chongmiao Zhang; Xiaoyan Ma; Li Luo

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book focuses on environmental engineering, and on wastewater treatment and reuse in particular, which is a vital aspect for countries and regions suffering from water shortages. It introduces a new water cycle management concept for designing water systems that mimic the hydrological cycle, where reclaimed water is produced, stored/regulated,... more...

  • Governing Transboundary Watersby Emma S. Norman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Winner of the Political Geography Specialty Group's 2015 Julian Minghi Distinguished Book Award! With almost the entire world?s water basins crossing political borders of some kind, understanding how to cooperate with one?s neighbor is of global relevance. For Indigenous communities, whose traditional homelands may predate and challenge the current... 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...