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Politics of Water: A Survey

Edited By: Julie Trottier and Vincent Mioc

Routledge

Hardback | Nov 2009 | #157293 | ISBN-13: 9781857433395
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About this book

Presents a wealth of information covering the global politics of water. With the modern threat of climate change, and the increasing demand on water resources, this title will give an invaluable insight into an increasingly politicized topic.

'Anyone involved in water politics, theoretically or practically, will gain much from this book. There is a lot here setting out a better framework for the study and practice of the politics of water.' - John Goodier, Reference Reviews


Contents

Is water politics? Towards international water relations JEROEN WARNER AND KAI WEGERICH The politics of sharing water: International law, sovereignty and transboundary rivers and aquifers STEPHEN C. MCCAFFREY AND KATE J. NEVILLE The multi-level governance of water and state-building processes: A longue duree perspective JEREMY ALLOUCHE Hydrosolidarity as water security in the Okavango River Basin PAL ARNE DAVIDSEN Transboundary water interaction: Reconsidering conflict and co-operation MARK ZEITOUN AND NAHO MIRUMACHI Hydro-hegemonic politics: A crossroads on the Euphrates-Tigris? JEROEN WARNER The politics of water and mining in South Africa ANTHONY TURTON Water rights politics RUTGERD BOELENS The politics of gender in water and the gender of water politics MARGREET Z. ZWARTEVEEN Rural poverty reduction: What's irrigation got to do with it? KAI WEGERICH a A--Z GLOSSARY JENS TREFFNER, VINCENT MIOC AND KAI WEGERICH a INTERNATIONAL RIVER BASINS JENS TREFFNER, VINCENT MIOC AND KAI WEGERICH Aral Sea (Amu Darya and Syr Darya) Colorado-Rio Grande-Tijuana Danube Euphrates-Tigris Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna basins Indus Jordan basin La Plata Mekong Murray-Darling Nile basin Okavango Rhine a a a a

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