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“This is an unusual, intriguing and insightful book…. [Water] sometimes reads like a detective yarn, where wily old Poirot attempts to unravel the complex chains of events, actions (inactions sometimes) that have led to the present failure of hydrological institution building in India…. This is a useful book, and indeed and important one.” - Progress in Development Studies

“This book will be of interest to the general reader as also to students and academics on the fields of water resources, hydrology, environmental studies and public administration. It will also attract the attention of policy makers and the media.” - CAB Abstracts

Water resources are an issue of ever increasing importance worldwide given rising populations and increasing environmental degradation. Water has also become a divisive issue, both within ...

Scarce Natural Resources and the Language of Security
Scarce natural resources and the language of security
The Environment/Security Thesis

In recent years, the possibility of conflicts arising over scarce natural resources has evoked much interest not only in academia but also among ‘think tanks’, donor agencies and institutions devoted to strategic or ...

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