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  • Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-06-18
    Routledge
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  • Contesting Hidden Waters

    Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers

    By W. Todd Jarvis

    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. …

    Paperback – 2014-06-02
    Routledge
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  • Water Security

    Principles, Perspectives and Practices

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

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-10-13
    Routledge
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  • Water Ethics

    A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis

    By David Groenfeldt

    This book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are being acted out in water policies is fundamental to an understanding of water resource management. Thus in controversies or conflicts over water…

    Paperback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge
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  • The Right to Water

    Politics, Governance and Social Struggles

    Edited by Farhana Sultana, Alex Loftus

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-11-22
    Routledge
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