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  1. Water Security

    Principles, Perspectives and Practices

    Edited by Bruce Lankford, Karen Bakker, Mark Zeitoun, Declan Conway

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The purpose of this book is to present an overview of the latest research, policy, practitioner, academic and international thinking on water security—an issue that, like water governance a few years ago, has developed much policy awareness and momentum with a wide range of stakeholders. As a...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Water Tech

    A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector

    By William Sarni, Tamin Pechet

    This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world. In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Political Economy of the Chinese Coal Industry

    Black Gold and Blood-Stained Coal

    By Tim Wright

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Coal mining is one of China’s largest industries, and provides an excellent case study through which to consider the broader issues of China’s transition from socialism to capitalism, focussing on the shift to a market economy, the rise of rural industry and the situation of China’s working class....

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Economic Fundamentals of Power Plant Performance

    By Almas Heshmati

    Stability of the electricity industry is crucial for economic growth of all nations. Sustainable economic growth cannot be accomplished without secured energy supply. The book underlines how management of the electricity industry should be conducted and the efficient form of electricity market...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Water as a Catalyst for Peace

    Transboundary Water Management and Conflict Resolution

    By Ahmed Abukhater

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Examining international water allocation policies in different parts of the world, this book suggests that they can be used as a platform to induce cooperation over larger political issues, ultimately settling conflicts. The main premise is that water can and should be used as a catalyst for peace...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Water and Security in Central Asia

    Solving a Rubik's Cube

    Edited by Virpi Stucki, Kai Wegerich, Muhammad Mizanur Rahaman, Olli Varis

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Examining the water, development and security linkages in Central Asia can feel a bit like solving a Rubik’s cube. The Rubik’s cube starts to usually find structure and the different pieces find their places when its solver adopts a systematic approach. Still, solving the whole cube takes time and...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer

    International Studies on Contextual Water Management

    Edited by Cheryl De Boer, Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf, Gül Özerol, Hans Th. A. Bressers

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    In an increasingly global community of researchers and practitioners, new technologies and communication means have made the transfer of policies from one country or region to another progressively more prevalent. There has been a lot of attention in the field of public administration paid to...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Coal Question (Routledge Revivals)

    Political Economy and Industrial Change from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day

    By Ben Fine

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The coal industry has always occupied a symbolic place in British economic and political life, inspiring debates and arousing passions throughout the last two centuries. This account of the economics of coal, first published in 1990, is unique in its comprehensive three-part approach. First, Ben...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Water is not only used in the domestic context, but also in agriculture and industry in the production of commercial goods, from food to paper. The water footprint is an indicator of freshwater use that looks at both direct and indirect use of water by a consumer or producer. The water footprint of...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge