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Water : abundance, scarcity, and security in the age of humanity

Author: Jeremy J Schmidt
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy J Schmidt
ISBN: 1479846422 9781479846429
OCLC Number: 994776524
Description: 308 p.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Jeremy J. Schmidt.

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