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  • Water for the Americasby Alberto Garrido; Mordechai Shechter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The chapters in this volume are peer reviewed editions of the papers presented at the 7 th meeting of the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15-17, 2010. The theme for Forum VII was Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities. This Forum was unique in examining the... more...

  • Social Entrepreneurship in the Water Sectorby R. Ziegler; L. Partzsch; J. Gebauer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘So often environmental protection is neglected in the social entrepreneurship literature, even though the environmental movement has a lot to offer in terms of empirical and theoretical developments. This book makes a hugely important contribution to filling that gap, lending weight to social innovation theory and providing a good case-study... more...

  • Policy Framework for Investment in Agricultureby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 34.00

    By proposing questions in ten policy areas, the Policy Framework for Investment in Agriculture supports host countries in evaluating and designing policies to mobilise private investment in agriculture and maximise its positive contribution to economic growth and sustainable development. It draws on the Policy Framework for Investment developed at... more...

  • Blueprint 4by D.W. Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Blueprint 4 continues the theme of Blueprint 2 in looking at the opportunities for using market forces for environmental ends. It assesses a range of possible imaginative 'global bargains', which give all parties a self-interested incentive to improve the global environment. The book begins by reviewing the principle global issues to be addressed,... more...

  • The Russian Peasantry 1600-1930by David Moon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    A major work which will become the standard work on the subject offers a definitive survey of peasant society in Russia from the establishment of serfdom in the 17th century through to the destruction of the peasant society under Stalin. more...

  • Agricultural Development and Tenancy Disputes in Japan, 1870-1940by Richard J. Smethurst

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 60.50

    Richard Smethurst shows that the growth of a rural market economy did not impoverish the Japanese farmer. Instead, it led to a general increase in rural prosperity. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist... more...

  • European Wood-pastures in Transitionby Tibor Hartel; Tobias Plieninger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by grazing and multiple other land uses and by local and regional environmental conditions. This book examines the diverse expressions of wood-pastures... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Water Governance in Jordanby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 51.00

    This report assesses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation (PSP) in the water supply and sanitation sector of Jordan, and provides ways forward to address them, based on international experience and OECD compendium of principles and good practices. Using the diagnostic analysis of the governance challenges to... more...

  • Key Concepts in Water Resource Managementby Jonathan Lautze

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve responses to the world?s water challenges, their practical... more...

  • Determining the Economic Value of Waterby Robert A. Young; John B. Loomis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.65

    Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have developed a range of alternative valuation methods for... more...