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xxx, 411 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Promoting global water-use efficiency : promises and shortcomings of international trade rules / Manzoor Ahmad
  • The trade in water services : how does GATS apply to the water and sanitation services sector? / Rebecca Bates
  • Virtual water : a global economic solution to a local environmental and political problem? / Paolo Turrini
  • Foreign investment in water : privatization, globalization and the law / Julien Chaisse
  • The right of the host state to regulate water services / Catharine Titi
  • Regulation and protection of water in international law : terrestrial and marine perspectives / Virginie J.M. Tassin
  • Is investment arbitration inimical to the human right to water? : the re-examination of arbitral decisions on water services / Miharu Hirano and Shotaro Hamamoto
  • The provision and violation of water rights (the case of Pakistan) : a human rights based approach / Sikander Ahmed Shah
  • The human right to clean water and sanitation : a perspective from Nigeria / Cosmas Emeziem
  • Troubled waters : impact of the private sector in implementing the right to water / Preetha Mahadevan
  • Sanitation rights, public law litigation and inequality : a case study from Brazil / Ana Paula de Barcellos
  • Demand for infrastructure investment for water services : key features and assessment methods / Sacchidananda Mukherjee and Debashis Chakraborty
  • Residential water charges in Ireland : policy objectives and funding models / Thomas McDonnell
  • The role of multinationals in providing water services : are they more efficient? / Tihomir Ancev, Samad Azad and Frances Hernandez-Sancho
  • Microfinance in water and sanitation services : identifying best practices / Jonatan A. Lassa and Allen Yu-Hung Lai.
Water is an essential resource for mankind, yet many countries around the world are currently facing mounting freshwater management challenges, with climate change and new regional imbalances threatening to aggravate this situation further. This timely book offers a unique interdisciplinary inquiry into the issues and challenges water regulation will face in the coming years. The book brings together economists, political scientists, geographers, and legal scholars to offer a number of proposals for the future of water regulation. The contributions in this book are grouped around specific themes. In the Part I, the contributions address the challenges which water poses to public international law. In Part II, the authors explore the most pressing ethical, legal, and social issues. Finally, the discussion in Part III covers the economic drivers shaping the future of water. This discerning book covers all of the primary actors in the water world, including governments, companies, international organizations, and citizens. With an original introduction by the editor and bringing a diverse collection of perspectives into a single collection, the book will be an essential resource for scholars and practitioners in legal and policy fields such as trade and investment, human rights and the environment, as well as in international relations.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785366710 20170424
Law Library (Crown)
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xii, 248 pages ; 25 cm.
  • The special nature of water resources
  • The governance of water resources
  • Revisiting the doctrine of the police power of states
  • Indirect expropriation and the police power of states
  • Water management and expropriation
  • The nature of property rights over water resources : the role of domestic law
  • The impact of regulatory measures on foreign investments : the 'quantitative' approach
  • The legitimacy of they exercise of the police power of states : the 'qualitative' approach.
Hydrological variability, increasing competition for water, and the need for regulatory flexibility may increasingly compel governments to adopt measures with significant economic impact on foreign investment. In International Investment Law and Water Resources Management, Daza-Clark offers an appraisal of indirect expropriation, revisiting the well-known doctrine of the police power. Through the lens of international investment law, the author explores a framework that assesses the legitimate exercise of police power with particular attention to the special nature of water resources.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004335295 20170410
Law Library (Crown)
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iv, 140 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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xix, 436 pages ; 25 cm.
Promoting Equity, Cooperation and Innovation in the Fields of Transboundary Waters and Natural Resources Management' honours the memory and legacy of Dr. David J.H. Phillips, an extraordinary scientist, consultant and friend of the editors and contributors. He was a scientist of exceptional quality, dedicated to the practical study of aquatic environments, be they marine, freshwater or virtual. This volume contains excerpts from his meticulously researched work from a wide range of settings globally. Colleagues' essays provide insights to a man who lived life to the utmost, worked to the highest professional standards and had a unique gift in challenging situations to generate understanding and practical responses through his curiosity, remarkable ingenuity, and sheer hard work. His work opens many new paths of research and continues to inspire scientists and researchers in the fields of marine biology and pollution, fresh water issues, and conflict over transboundary water resources.
Law Library (Crown)
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xvii, 425 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction / Julien Chaisse
  • Are investments in water different? : sectoral economics, investment treaty architecture, and the role of governance / N. Jansen Calamita
  • The erosion of the concept of public service in water concessions : evidence from investor-state arbitration / Fernando Dias Simões
  • International investment agreements and water resources management / Aline Baillat
  • Water is not medicine : the tension between access to water and intellectual property rights in the area of water technologies / Bryan Mercurio and Antoine Martin
  • Right to water in the shadow of trade liberalization / Chien-Huei Wu and Helen Hai-Ning Huang
  • Protecting the human right to water through the regulation of multinational enterprises / Markus Krajewski
  • Water and sanitation services in international trade and investment law : for a holistic human rights based approach / Leïla Choukroune
  • Foreign governmental suppliers' investment : profit or aid? : the case study of a Japanese city water bureau / Shintaro Hamanaka
  • The drip, drip of depletion : solving the tragedy of the commons in global water usage / Bryan Druzin
  • The regulation of water services in the European Union internal market / Panagiotis Delimatsis
  • External competences of the EU in the field of water services trade and regulation / Christoph Herrmann
  • Fragmentation of water policies in ASEAN : potential role of the ASEAN community / Sufian Jusoh, Hayatunnisah Sulaiman, Suzarika Sahak and Karamjit Singh
  • Water management in Central Asia : the role of energy, trade and investment law / Anatole Boute
  • Conclusion: "Blue gold" regulatory and economic challenges / Pierre Sauvé.
Drinking water and wastewater services must be provided to many sectors of a nation's economy, including its industrial, commercial, and residential sectors. This forms the scope of the water industry's activities and it explains why the privatisation of water sanitation and water services has become a huge market and a much-debated issue in a number of jurisdictions. Historically the water industry has been run as a public service which is owned by the local or national government, recent trends suggest that the role of the private sector is increasing. The growing economic interests concerning water and wastewater services are generating a tension with the recent recognition of the human right to water and sanitation. This tension between human right and economic rules is the focus of this book, which reviews all the international rules that form the regulation of global water services.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107162860 20170403
Law Library (Crown)
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xvii, 425 pages ; 24 cm
  • List of contributors-- Foreword Laurence Boisson De Chazournes-- 1. Introduction Julien Chaisse-- Part I. International Economic Law in Motion: Rules, Issues and Disputes: 2. Are investments in water different? Sectoral economics, investment treaty architecture, and the role of governance N. Jansen Calamita-- 3. The erosion of the concept of public service in water concessions: evidence from investor-state arbitration Fernando Dias Simoes-- 4. International investment agreements and water resources management Aline Baillat-- 5. Water is not medicine: the tension between access to water and intellectual property rights in the area of water technologies Bryan Mercurio and Antoine Martin-- Part II. Challenge of Balancing Economic and Non-Economic Policy Objectives: 6. Right to water in the shadow of trade liberalization Chien-Huei Wu and Helen Hai-Ning Huang-- 7. Protecting the human right to water through the regulation of multinational enterprises Markus Krajewski-- 8. Water and sanitation services in international trade and investment law: for a holistic human rights based approach Leila Choukroune-- 9. Foreign governmental suppliers' investment: profit or aid? The case study of a Japanese city water bureau Shintaro Hamanaka-- 10. The drip, drip of depletion: solving the tragedy of the commons in global water usage Bryan Druzin-- Part III. Regional Patterns in the Law of Water Services: 11. The regulation of water services in the European Union internal market Panagiotis Delimatsis-- 12. External competences of the EU in the field of water services trade and regulation Christoph Herrmann-- 13. Fragmentation of water policies in ASEAN: potential role of the ASEAN community Sufian Jusoh, Hayatunnisah Sulaiman, Suzarika Sahak and Karamjit Singh-- 14. Water management in Central Asia: the role of energy, trade and investment law Anatole Boute-- 15. Conclusion: 'Blue Gold' regulatory and economic challenges Pierre Sauve-- Bibliography-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107162860 20170403
Drinking water and wastewater services must be provided to many sectors of a nation's economy, including its industrial, commercial, and residential sectors. This forms the scope of the water industry's activities and it explains why the privatisation of water sanitation and water services has become a huge market and a much-debated issue in a number of jurisdictions. Historically the water industry has been run as a public service which is owned by the local or national government, recent trends suggest that the role of the private sector is increasing. The growing economic interests concerning water and wastewater services are generating a tension with the recent recognition of the human right to water and sanitation. This tension between human right and economic rules is the focus of this book, which reviews all the international rules that form the regulation of global water services.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107162860 20170403
Green Library
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400 pages : color iIlustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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431 pages ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xii, 308 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction : entering a new era of water management
  • First water, then the world
  • Laissez-faire metaphysics
  • Managing water for "the people"
  • America's post-colonial model of development
  • The space of scarcity
  • The globalization of normal water
  • Securing the water-energy-food-climate nexus
  • The anthropocene and the naturalization of process
  • Thinking ecologically in an age of geology
  • Conclusion : water in the anthropocene.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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xxvii, 221 pages ; 25 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
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vii, 200 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
The United States faces a water crisis as critical as the energy crisis that dominated headlines until recently. Like the energy crisis, a solution can be found. Pat Mulroy, for many years the head of the Colorado River water commission and now a Brookings fellow, has gathered together a number of practitioners and scholars to show us why we face a crisis and what we can do to help alleviate it. While the focus has been on California recently with its water restrictions and drought, the many other parts of the United States are also suffering from current and potential water shortages that will only be exacerbated by climate change. The Water Problem takes us to Miami and the problem of rising oceans fouling freshwater reservoirs, Kansas and Nebraska where intensive farming is draining age-old aquifers, and to the Southwest United States, where growing populations and urban environments are putting unsustainable stresses on the Colorado River.Mulroy and her contributors explore not just the problems, but also what we can do now to put in place measures to deal with a very real crisis.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780815727842 20170418
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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xiii, 215 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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iii, 67 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Green Library
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iii, 64 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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32 pages : color charts, color maps ; 28 cm
Green Library

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