Paper $41.95 ISBN: 9781780325408 Published August 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781780325415 Published August 2013 For sale in North and South America only

The Hydropolitics of Dams

Engineering or Ecosystems?

Mark Everard

The Hydropolitics of Dams

Mark Everard

Distributed for Zed Books

320 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $41.95 ISBN: 9781780325408 Published August 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781780325415 Published August 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Contents

Introduction

One | Development, water and dams
1. Replumbing the modern world
2. Temples of the modern world
3. Stemming the flow
4. A changing mindset
5. The World Commission on Dams and beyond
6. The state of play with dams
7. Dams and ecosystem services
8. A new agenda for dams

Two | Water in the postmodern world
9. Water in the postmodern world
10. Managing water at landscape scale
11. Catchment production and storage
12. Water flows through society
13. Markets for water services
14. Nature's water infrastructure

Three | Rethinking water and people
15. Living within the water cycle
16. Governance of water systems
17. Towards a new hydropolitics

Annexe: Principles for sustainable water sharing

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