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Diplomacy on the Jordan: International Conflict and Negotiated Resolution

Series: Natural Resource Management and Policy Volume: 21

By: Munther J Haddadin

560 pages, no illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #156270 | ISBN: 0792375270
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NHBS Price: £222.50 $283/€265 approx

About this book

The Jordan River waters are essential for the development and well being of the people of its basin. Plans for the development of its water resources were considered since the beginning of the twentieth century, and have long been central to dispute between riparian nations.
This volume reviews the roots of conflict over the Jordan between Arabs and Jews and the development of that conflict over the past 150 years. It analyzes the positions of Arabs and Israelis and the role of the United States in promoting a settlement. The work then presents the development of a negotiated resolution of that part of the conflict related to Jordan and Israel through the Middle East Peace Process.
This book approaches the Jordanian-Israeli water affairs in the Jordan River Basin with a wide interdisciplinary perspective. It unfolds the full history of the dispute and negotiation process, beginning in the 1950s and ending with the water accord in 1974.


Contents

I Plants for the Jordan River Basin. II Resorting to Diplomacy. III Attempts at Reconciliation - The Johnston's Shuttle. IV Preventive Diplomacy. V Spinning Out of Control. VI Water for the Jordan Valley. VII The Sand Bar. VIII The Middle East Peace Process. IX The Common Agenda. X The Process Continues. XI The Peace Treaty. XII The Challenge of Implementation. Social Loafing and Expectancey-Value Theory, J.A. Shepperd; Goal Setting Research in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, M.E. Tubbs; The Social Psychology of Creativity - Effects of Evaluation on Intrinsic Motivation and Creativity of Performance, B.A. Hennessey; Evaluation and Intrinsic Motivation - The Double-Edged Sword, J.M. Tauer, J.M. Harackiewicz; The Role of Task Complexity, and Sources and Criteria of Evaluation in Motivating Task Performance, S.G. Harkins; Performance Among Individuals and Groups - The Implications of Parallel Research Traditions for Social Loafing, J.A. Shepperd; External Performance Evaluations and Task Motivation - Some Suggestions, M.E. Tubbs; Attending to the Details, B.A. Hennessey; Just Do It - Remaning Task Focused When Performance Outcomes Loom Large, A.M. Durik, et al; The Three-Variable Model - From Occam's Razor to the Black Box, S.G. Harkins.

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