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«Society – Water – Technology»





The Peace Treaty Between Israel and JordanSubstantial and Procedural Aspects of Water EthicsTransformation and Path Dependencies in Fergana Valley's Post-Soviet AgricultureV Outlook and Options for ActionDiscussionInterbasin Water-Transfer ProjectsFergana Valley's WUAs in PracticeThe Evolution of Israel's Water and Agrarian PolicySignificance and Exemplary Importance of the Case StudiesInterdisciplinary Research on Water ResourcesEconomic Instruments and IncentivesWUAs in the Global Discourse on Integrated Water Resources ManagementWater UseWater Technologies – Uses and FunctionsExtension of Wastewater Treatment PlantsMembers of the Interdisciplinary Research Group Society – Water – TechnologySouthern Route (Ashkelon → Qumran)A Global View on Future Major Water Engineering ProjectsWhere Water Meets Agriculture: The Ambivalent Role of Water Users AssociationsThe Politics of Co-optionThe Emergence of Major Water Engineering Projects Worldwide: Large Dams on the AdvancePractices of LeadershipReclaiming the Dead Sea: Alternatives for ActionPost-Soviet Transformation as a Multi-dimensional, Long-Term ProcessWater Resources of the Lower Jordan BasinThe Water Swap Memorandum of UnderstandingCross-Analysis of the Case StudiesTheory, the Market and the State: Agricultural Reforms in Post Socialist Uzbekistan Between Economic Incentives and Institutional ObstaclesSpatial Reform of WUAsWater Resources Management in the Fergana ValleyDesalinationSocial ConflictsDefining the ProblemFrom Upscaling to Rescaling: Transforming the Fergana Basin from Tsarist Irrigation to Water Management for an Independent UzbekistanHydrological CharacteristicsWater Ethics – Orientation for Water Conflicts as Part of Interand Transdisciplinary DeliberationProposed StrategiesBuilding Water Security Through Political ReformsIV The Lower Jordan Valley – The Red Sea-Dead Sea onveyance Project and Its Complex HistoryWhat Are the Full Costs of Water and Its Services?Water ConflictsWater BalanceNorthern Route (Atlit → Naharayim-Bakura → Dead Sea)Some Economics of Water PricingAn Evaluation Framework of MWEPsMajor Water Engineering Projects: Definitions, Framework Conditions, Systemic EffectsRed Sea–Dead Sea Water ConveyanceStrengthening International Coordination and Cooperation Around WEPsEnvironmental Consequences of Current Water UsesI Context and ObjectivesTechnologies, Incentives and Cost Recovery: Is There an Israeli Role Model?System Theory RevisitedMWEPs as Coupled Technical-Social-Environmental SystemsAgricultural Water UseEcological Trade-OffsWater StoragePolitical and Institutional ObstaclesClimate and DemographyHydropower Mega DamsThe Concept of Total Economic ValueSelection of the Case Studies: A Wide Spectrum of Socio-Economic and Ecological Framework ConditionsCan Israel Serve as a Role Model? 10 Lessons to Be LearntWUAs as Models for Emulation?Organisational Structure of WUAsReform of the Water Management InstitutionsConcluding RemarksCultural and Social Preconditions of the Ethical DiscourseConcluding CommentsMaking Ecosystem Services and Distributional Concerns Visible and Incorporating Them into Decision MakingControversial Discussions About Benefits and Costs of Major Water Engineering ProjectsWater ProductivityThe Interdisciplinary Research Tradition of the BerlinBrandenburg Academy of Sciences and HumanitiesBetween Multiple Transformations and Systemic Path DependenciesGeneral Overview of Fergana ValleyThe Lower Jordan River Basin and the Red Sea–Dead Sea Conveyance ProjectConcluding RemarksPractices of RepresentationIII The Fergana Valley – Uzbekistan's Hydro-Agricultural System Between Inertia and ChangeIrrigation NetworkClimatePractices of RegulationNo Freedom for Individual ChoiceThe Need for Water Ethics Beyond Value AssignmentLarge-Scale Restoration ProjectsConcluding RemarksPolitics of WaterJordan's Shadow State and Water Management: Prospects for Water Security Will Depend on Politics and Regional CooperationEnhancing Planning Processes and Evaluation Tools for MWEPsEcological Impact of Water Management and Irrigation PracticesMajor Engineering Projects in the Water SectorWUAs as Building Blocks of Irrigation Management in the Fergana ValleyGeography (Geomorphological Structure)Research in Two Case Studies: Irrigation and Land Use in the Fergana Valley and Water Management in the Lower Jordan ValleyJudaism, Christianity, and IslamLack of Clearly Defined Water Rights and Unclear Role of Water Users AssociationsWater Scarcity in the Jordan River BasinThe Value of Water in Different CulturesLand Use and Agricultural ProductionTransformation and Path Dependencies in Fergana Valley's Post-Soviet Irrigation SystemThe Fergana ValleyHistory of Water Conflicts, Cooperation and TreatiesThe Red Sea–Dead Sea Water Conveyance Study ProgrammeNeglected Values of Major Water Engineering Projects: Ecosystem Services, Social Impacts, and Economic ValuationAwareness-Raising MeasuresUnpredictable Transboundary FlowsLessons Learnt, Open Research Questions and RecommendationsPotential and Limits of Economic AnalysisPractices of EducationResearching the Fergana Valley: Tasks and TopicsThe Lower Jordan BasinEconomical Necessities to Maintain Irrigation InfrastructuresEarly Origins of WUAsThe Shadow StateWestern ModernityGeographical Rescaling After IndependenceAcknowledgementsDefinition of Major Water Engineering Projects – A ProposalSalient Features of Fergana's Irrigation SystemHow to Cover the Cost of Dead Sea Reclamation?Subjects of Water EthicsProtection of the Agricultural SectorWho Should Bear the Full Costs of Water Services?The Agreement Concerning the Utilisation of the Yarmuk WatersProposed ActionsEcological Challenges, Social and Economic Opportunities: The Multiple Facets of Major Water Engineering ProjectsWater EthicsImproving Responsiveness and ResponsibilityManagement StructuresMediterranean Sea–Dead Sea Water ConveyanceDemographyII Major Water Engineering Projects – Challenges, Problems, OpportunitiesWater Governance: A Systemic ApproachThe Oslo II AgreementThe Fergana ValleyDiscussion of Water Management ImpactsThe Governance ApproachHistorical Setting of Tsarist Plans to Utilise Central Asian Water Resources to Large-Scale Soviet Irrigation in the Fergana ValleyReview of the Literature on Water EthicsWater Ethics and Specific Water ConflictsThe Johnston PlanWater Resources, Cooperation and Power Asymmetries in the Water Management of the Lower Jordan Valley: The Situation Today and the Path that Has Led ThereCurrent Status of WUAsPrinciples, Trends and Framework Conditions of Major Water Engineering ProjectsCollector-Drainage NetworkGovernance ShortcomingsAims and Working Structure of the Interdisciplinary Research Group Society – Water – TechnologyNational and Regional SolutionsObjectives and ApproachWater Uses and Water AbstractionsDealing with ComplexityNavigable WaterwaysPersistence and Change Within Uzbekistan's Water ManagementWater Conveyance from the Red Sea and the Mediterranean SeaDead Sea Reclamation Based on Recycled WaterDemand Exceeds SupplyIrrigation Infrastructure in Fergana Today: Ecological Implications – Economic NecessitiesWater Distribution
 
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