Showing 1-5 of 5 items.

Leaky Governance

Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence

UBC Press

Municipalities face important water supply challenges. One response has been to render utilities independent from municipal government through alternative service delivery. Both water management and municipal governance must be strengthened to meet contemporary water supply needs.

More info

Coping with Calamity

Environmental Change and Peasant Response in Central China, 1736-1949

UBC Press

The first environmental and socioeconomic history of the Jianghan plain in central China, focusing on the peasants’ relationship with a volatile environment.

More info

The World's Water, Volume 8

The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

Island Press
More info

The Rising Sea

Island Press

The authoritative book on sea level rise and its coastal consequences.

More info

Where the Dragon Meets the Angry River

Nature and Power in the People’s Republic of China

Island Press

This book brings big geopolitical issues to life through the narrative of a particular region and its people.

More info
Find what you’re looking for...
Stay Informed

Receive the latest UBC Press news, including events, catalogues, and announcements.


Read past newsletters

Current Catalogue
Fall 2022 catalogue cover
Publishers Represented
UBC Press is the Canadian agent for several international publishers. Visit our Publishers Represented page to learn more.