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  1. Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region

    Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance

    Edited by Francois Molle, Tira Foran, Mira Kakonen

    The catchment area of the Mekong River and its tributaries extends from China, through Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and to Vietnam. The water resources of the Mekong region - from the Irrawaddy and Nu-Salween in the west, across the Chao Phraya to the Lancang-Mekong and Red River in the...

    Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Science, Policy and Stakeholders in Water Management

    An Integrated Approach to River Basin Management

    Edited by Geoffrey Gooch, Per Stålnacke

    One of the major problems facing practitioners and scientists working with water management is how to integrate knowledge and experiences from scientific, policy and stakeholder perspectives. In this book this science-policy-stakeholder interface (SPSI) is examined both analytically and through the...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Management of Water Quality and Irrigation Technologies

    Edited by Jose Albiac, Ariel Dinar

    This book is an outcome from the International Expo 'Water and Sustainable Development' held in Zaragoza (Spain) in 2008. Support from the Spanish Ministry of Environment, Caja Rioja, Government of Aragon, and the World Bank is acknowledged. 'Few resources will play a more important role in...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Water Governance for Sustainable Development

    Approaches and Lessons from Developing and Transitional Countries

    By Stefano Farolfi

    Edited by Sylvain Perret, Rashid Hassan

    Good management of water resources - universally identified as a key aspect of poverty reduction, agriculture and food security - has proven, in practice, as difficult to achieve as it is eagerly sought. This book, edited and authored by leading authorities on water resource management, examines...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Water and Sanitation Services

    Public Policy and Management

    Edited by Jose Esteban Castro, Leo Heller

    Substantially reducing the number of human beings who lack access to clean water and safe sanitation is one of the key Millennium Development Goals. This book argues and demonstrates that this can only be achieved by a better integration of the technical and social science approaches in the search...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Water Policy Processes in India

    Discourses of Power and Resistance

    By Vandana Asthana

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The privatization of water is a keenly contested issue in an economically-liberalizing India. Since the 1990s, large social groups across India's diverse and disparate peoples have been re-negotiating their cultural relationships with each other as to whether they support or oppose...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Manufactured Sites

    Rethinking the Post-Industrial Landscape

    Edited by Niall Kirkwood

    **This title was originally published in 2001. The version published in 2011 is a PB reprint of the original HB** Manufactured Sites focuses on the legacy of industrial production and pollutants on the contemporary landscape and their influence on new scientific research, innovative site...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control: A Bioengineering Approach

    A Bioengineering Approach

    By Roy P.C. Morgan, R.J. Rickson

    **Please note that the PB version of this title is an exact reprint of the original HB published in 1994** This book is an up-to-date review of research and practice on the use of vegetation for slope stabilization and control of surface erosion caused by water and wind. From a basic understanding...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Shinkansen

    From Bullet Train to Symbol of Modern Japan

    By Christopher Hood

    The image of the shinkansen – or ‘bullet train’ – passing Mount Fuji is one of the most renowned images of modern Japan. Yet, despite its international reputation for speed and punctuality, little is understood about what makes it work so well and what its impact is. This is a comprehensive...

    Published June 12th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership

    Edited by Asit K. Biswas, Cecilia Tortajada

    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...

    Published February 14th 2007 by Routledge

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