event 17 Nov 2014

Water-Sustainability Nexus // Call for Papers: Book on "Sustainable Water Management in Inland and Transboundary River Basins"

The book, edited by Walter Leal and Vakur Sumer, is intended to provide a notable contribution towards addressing the growing need for high-quality, interdisciplinary papers, which can be used not only as a valuable information source but also as tools to support teaching and research and, as an added value, help to assist in decision-making. Abstracts for chapter proposals must be submitted by 25 Dec 2014.

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The book particularly focuses in one of the key aspects of water resources management: the issue of sustainability of water resources management at different scales and how to handle its connections with the social, economic, political, normative as well as scientific concerns, coupled with the tools, approaches and methods aimed at the management of these dimensions of sustainability of water governance. The chapters of the book are expected to discuss the water-sustainability nexus at local regional, inter-state as well as global levels, and focus on the themes that a book of this nature needs to consider such as water cooperation on river basin management, obstacles to sustainability, current initiatives/on-going projects, case studies and replicable experiences on sustainable water use and management. Theoretical works on water sustainability are also welcome. Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit, a 500 words chapter proposal clearly explaining the contribution and findings/arguments of his/her proposed chapter before

25 December 2014

to co-editor Vakur Sumer at {vsumer@gmail.com}. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by 15 January 2015 about the status of their proposals. chapter guidelines will be sent to Full chapters are expected to be submitted by 15 June 2015. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. The book is intended to be published by Earthscan from Routledge.

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