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Earthscan Water Text

About the Series

This series includes a wide range of inter-disciplinary approaches to the study of water and water resources, integrating perspectives from both social and natural sciences. It includes main and supplementary textbooks, and is aimed at the growing number of students taking advanced undergraduate and graduate level courses on water-related topics. Authors or editors of potential new titles should contact Hannah Ferguson, Editor ([email protected]).

15 Series Titles

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Contesting Hidden Waters Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers

Contesting Hidden Waters: Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers

1st Edition

By W. Todd Jarvis
June 06, 2014

The world increasingly relies on groundwater resources for drinking water and the provision of food for a growing population. The utilization of aquifer systems also extends beyond freshwater supply to include other resources such as heat extraction and the storage and disposal of substances. ...

Water Security Principles, Perspectives and Practices

Water Security: Principles, Perspectives and Practices

1st Edition

Edited By Bruce Lankford, Karen Bakker, Mark Zeitoun, Declan Conway
December 02, 2013

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 ...

The Right to Water Politics, Governance and Social Struggles

The Right to Water: Politics, Governance and Social Struggles

1st Edition

Edited By Farhana Sultana, Alex Loftus
January 12, 2012

The right to clean water has been adopted by the United Nations as a basic human right. Yet how such universal calls for a right to water are understood, negotiated, experienced and struggled over remain key challenges. The Right to Water elucidates how universal calls for rights articulate with ...

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