This series includes a wide range of inter-disciplinary approaches to water resource management, integrating perspectives from both social and natural sciences. It includes research monographs and titles aimed at professionals, NGOs and policy-makers. Authors or editors of potential new titles should contact Hannah Ferguson, Editor ([email protected]).
Water Poverty and Justice in the Global South Law, Human Rights and Community Action for Water Security
Desalination and Water Security
The Role of Law in Transboundary River Basin Disputes Cooperation and Peaceful Settlement
New Perspectives on Transboundary Water Governance Interdisciplinary Approaches and Global Case Studies
Reviving Indigenous Water Management Practices in Morocco Alternative Pathways to Sustainable Development
Transnational Corporations in Urban Water Governance Public-Private Partnerships in Mexico and the US
By Nathan John Cooper
April 01, 2024
Delivering sustainable access to sufficient, safe water represents an urgent and profound global challenge in the face of increasing demand, resource overexploitation, and climate change contributing to unpredictable rainfall, salination and desertification. Much of the effort to reduce water ...
By Lindsey Jo McEwen
February 14, 2024
This book details the impact of flooding on our environment, and the ways in which communities, and those that work with them, can act to manage the associated risks. Flooding is an increasingly significant environmental hazard which inflicts major costs to the economies and livelihoods of ...
By Chris Anastasi
January 31, 2024
This book provides a holistic view of desalination, highlighting the important role this technology can play in providing safe access to water across the globe. Desalination is to the water industry what renewables are to the electricity sector, however the former is being deployed in a quiet ...
By Jenniver Sehring, Rozemarijn ter Horst, Margreet Zwarteveen
January 29, 2024
This volume assesses the nexus of gender and transboundary water governance, containing empirical case studies, discourse analyses, practitioners’ accounts, and theoretical reflections. Transboundary water governance exists at the intersection of two highly masculinised fields: diplomacy and water ...
By Chukwuebuka Edum
December 22, 2023
This book examines the role legal rules play in the resolution of disputes in transboundary river basins. When states fail to resolve disputes over shared water resources, many cast such failures on inadequate or ineffective legal rules. With this view in mind, this book examines the role that ...
By Luis Paulo Batista da Silva, Wagner Costa Ribeiro, Isabella Battistello Espíndola
December 18, 2023
This book presents a novel examination of transboundary water governance, drawing on global case studies and applying new theoretical approaches. Excessive consumption and degradation of natural resources can either heighten the risks of conflicts or encourage cooperation within and among countries...
By Melissa McCracken
September 25, 2023
This book establishes a framework for defining transboundary water cooperation and a methodology for evaluating its effectiveness, which will contribute to more effective and therefore successful cooperation processes. With the increasing focus on transboundary cooperation as a part of the ...
By Christian Ploberger
June 08, 2023
This book argues that river basins represent a particular structural setting in international relations with the potential for generating a dynamic of cooperation among the involved countries. The volume applies the concept of regional cooperation to international river basins to highlight their ...
By Sandrine Simon
May 31, 2023
This book demonstrates how Morocco and other semi-arid countries can find solutions to water scarcity by rediscovering traditional methods of water resource management. The book begins by examining indigenous water heritage, considering the contribution of Islam and the mixed influences of Greek ...
By Joyce Valdovinos
May 31, 2023
This book examines the role played by business in urban water governance by analyzing the evolution of the global private water sector along with four public-private partnerships in Mexico and the U.S. The local nature of water services often hides the global developments behind the rise of ...
By Mahlakeng Khosi Mahlakeng
March 31, 2023
The book presents a critical and comparative analysis of the hydropolitical landscape of African transboundary river basins which, for much of the past century, have been affected by water scarcity. River and lake basins can become a source of tension and conflict due to a complicated mix of ...
By David J. Devlaeminck
January 09, 2023
Utilizing the principle of reciprocity, Reciprocity and China’s Transboundary Waters: The Law of International Watercourses analyses the past, present and future of the law of international watercourses with a particular focus on China. As a legal principle, reciprocity plays a strong ...