Books and Book Reviews

New book-"Water Voices from Around The World"
New book-"Water Voices from Around The World" iwp posted 13 years 7 months ago


cover4_edited.jpg Welcome to Water Voices from Around The World , a new book and voice for the water and life gracing our planet's biosphere. A water voice that flows through all kingdoms of life, as well as our human realms of science; philosophy; politics; history; art; economics; religion; society; music, and culture. Three years in the making - Water Voices is a tabletop (13 inches H x 10 inches W) hardcover book containing 230 pages and 400 color photographs - many with informative captions.

"Water Conflicts in India" - New book
"Water Conflicts in India" - New book iwp posted 13 years 7 months ago

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Interaction with Mr. Ramaswamy Iyer to mark the release of his book
Interaction with Mr. Ramaswamy Iyer to mark the release of his book iwp posted 13 years 8 months ago

Arghyam Trust organised an interaction in Bangalore with Mr. Ramaswamy Iyer to mark the recent release of his book "Towards Water Wisdom: Limits, Justice and Harmony" . The release of Mr. Iyer's book is covered here: https://www.indiawaterportal.org/blog/index.php/2007/07/04/new-book-by-ramaswamy-iyer/

We at the Water Portal and Arghyam were very gratified as Mr. Iyer spoke briefly but warmly of the Portal and its usefulness as a resource on water issues. Photos from the event are below. Others in the photographs include Sunita Nadhamuni, CEO of Arghyam, Dr. L.C. Jain who introduced Mr. Iyer and particapated in the proceedings and Vishwanath Srikantaiah of the Rainwater Club and Arghyam

Book review: "Waterscapes"
Book review: "Waterscapes" iwp posted 13 years 8 months ago

Waterscapes: Cultural Politics of a Natural Resource edited by Amita Baviskar

"Bhakra-Parat Dar Parat Ek Padtal":Hindi version of Shripad Dharmadhikari's book "Unravelling Bhakra"
Hindi version of Shripad Dharmadhikari's book "Unravelling Bhakra" is now available. It is titled Bhakra - Parat Dar Parat Ek Padtal. iwp posted 13 years 9 months ago

bhakra.bmpOrdering and other information about the book is here

New book: "Drowned and Damned:Colonial Capitalism and Flood Control in Eastern India"
New book: "Drowned and Damned:Colonial Capitalism and Flood Control in Eastern India" iwp posted 13 years 9 months ago

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The subtitle is "Colonial Capitalism and Flood Control in Eastern India"

Author : Rohan D'Souza Oxford University Press

Book review: "Community Based Natural Resource Management"
Theory & practice of NGO-driven community-based natural resource management within the framework of emerging critiques of dominant discourses of development & the micro-politics of decentralisation iwp posted 13 years 10 months ago

"Community Based Natural Resource Management"

Issues and Cases from South Asia

Ajit Menon, Praveen Singh, Esha Shah, Sharachchandra Lele, Suhas Paranjape, K.J. Joy

New book on "Role of civil society in water governance in South Asia" by SaciWATERs released
Proposed reader will bring together researchers and practitioners in the water sector to examine the strategic role of civil society organizations (varying from NGOs/voluntary organisations and social movements) outside the spheres of State and business iwp posted 14 years ago

The Crossing Boundaries Project of the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (SaciWATERs) is currently in the process of preparing a Reader on "Role of Civil Society in Water Governance in South Asia"

Water and culture : Celebration of floods in Kosi
The Celebration of Floods iwp posted 14 years ago

This is a snippet from Dinesh Kr. Mishra's book "Living With the Politics of Floods: The Mystery of Flood Control".

"Towards Water Wisdom":New book by Ramaswamy Iyer
"Towards Water Wisdom":New book by Ramaswamy Iyer iwp posted 14 years ago


(Image is from the Sage Publications webpage listed below)

TOWARDS WATER WISDOM

Limits, Justice, Harmony
RAMASWAMY R IYER : Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi