Best Reference Books – Environmental and Natural Resources Driven Infrastructure Management

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Environmental and Natural Resources Driven Infrastructure Management subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Environmental and Natural Resources Driven Infrastructure Management along with reviews.

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1. “Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization: Politics and Current Affairs” by Parag Khanna

“Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization: Politics and Current Affairs” Book Review: The book guides through the emerging global network civilization in which mega-cities compete over connectivity and borders. It offers a hopeful vision of the future. It suggests that new energy discoveries and innovations have eliminated the need for resource wars.

2. “The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies (Law And Global Governance)” by Navroz K Dubash and Bronwen Morgan

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“The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies (Law And Global Governance)” Book Review: This volume provokes discussion by empirically exploring the emergence of regulatory agencies of a range of developing countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The volume includes brief commentaries on the case studies from a range of disciplines: development economics, law and regulation, development sociology, and comparative politics. The volume shapes the contours of a productive inter-disciplinary conversation on the emergence of a significant empirical phenomenon – the rise of regulatory agencies in the developing world – with implications both for the study of regulation and the study of development.

3. “Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources” by Brett M Frischmann

“Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources” Book Review: The book includes what to do about crumbling roads and bridges and how to protect our natural environment, energy policy. Each of these involves a battle to control infrastructure resources. The text helps to establish the terms and conditions under which the public receives access. The book helps to understand how society benefits from infrastructure resources and how management decisions affect a wide variety of interests. The book links infrastructure with commons. The book offers a rigorous economic challenge to the prevailing wisdom. The book identifies resource valuation and attendant management problems that recur across many different fields and many different resource types.

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4. “Rethinking Infrastructure Design for Multi-Use Water Services (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” by Čedo Maksimović and Mathew Kurian

“Rethinking Infrastructure Design for Multi-Use Water Services (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” Book Review:
The book explores the Multiple-Use Water Services (MUS) paradigm. It offers a section on the MUS approach and a means of calculating the value of MUS systems. Case studies illustrate MUS in selected urban and rural contexts. Each case study discusses the challenges, policy framework, benefits, benchmarks, lessons learned (success and failures) and potential next steps. The contributors consider the main options for applying the Multiple-Use Water Services (MUS) paradigm. Also, it discusses the methods by which mutual interactions of water infrastructure and vegetated areas are taken into account in the synergy of spatial planning and optimised modelling of ecosystems’ performance indicators. The text includes a section on the MUS approach and a means to calculate the value of MUS systems. as well as provides tools and resources to support decision-making. Case studies are included to illustrate MUS in selected urban and rural contexts. Each case study breaks out the challenges, policy framework, benefits, benchmarks, lessons learned (success and failures) and potential next steps.

5. “India Infrastructure Report 2009: Land and Infrastructure” by 3I Network
6. “Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation” by Ian A Bowles

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“Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation” Book Review: This volume approaches that lessen the impact of development. It includes numerous case studies by project managers, advocates, and researchers from major international companies, development agencies, universities, and non-governmental organizations. It also examines the environmental and social impact of resource development, proposes a rigorous “best practices” approach, and analyzes a number of challenging technical, environmental, social, and legal issues.

7. “Pipe Politics, Contested Waters: Embedded Infrastructures of Millennial Mumbai” by Lisa Bjorkman

“Pipe Politics, Contested Waters: Embedded Infrastructures of Millennial Mumbai” Book Review: The book shows how an elite dream to transform Mumbai into a “world class” business center has wreaked havoc on the city’s water pipes. It explores how the everyday work of getting water animates and inhabits a penumbra of infrastructural activity—of business, brokerage, secondary markets, and sociopolitical networks—whose workings are reconfiguring and rescaling political authority in the city.

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8. “Economics and Finance for Engineers and Planners: Managing Infrastructure and Natural Resources” by Neil S Grigg
9. “National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Programs: Rethinking the Focus” by Board on Earth Sciences
10. “Green Infrastructure and Public Health” by Christopher Coutts

“Green Infrastructure and Public Health” Book Review: This book provides an overview of current research and theories of the ecological relationships. It explains mechanisms by which the environment influences human health and health behaviour. The book discusses a broad spectrum of contemporary understanding. This book presents the case for fundamental human dependence on the natural environment. Also, it creates a bridge between contemporary science on the structure and form of a healthy landscape and the myriad ways. This book is for ideal reading for students and practitioners of landscape architecture, urban design, planning, and health studies.

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