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Transboundary freshwater dispute resolution : theory, practice, and annotated references

Author: Heather L Beach
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2000.
Series: Water resources management and policy series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A review of the relevant literature on managing conflicts stemming from the quantity and quality problems of water around the world.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Transboundary freshwater dispute resolution.
Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00008341
(OCoLC)43481675
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather L Beach
ISBN: 0585434069 9780585434063
OCLC Number: 51214807
Description: 1 online resource (x, 324 pages).
Contents: Part 1. 1. Introduction --
Part 2: Theory --
2. Organizational Theory --
Institutions and law --
Water negotiations and institutional capacity --
International water law --
Hydrography vs chronology --
Negotiation theory --
Conflict --
Resolution --
Case studies --
illustrations and generalizations --
Summary --
3. Economic Theory --
Optimization models --
Optimization models and regional planning --
Social planner approach --
Inter andintraregional allocations --
Markets --
Case studies --
Game theory --
Part 3: Practice 4. Water disputes --
Comparative analysis and case studies --
Anticipating possible water conflict --
Indicators for type and intensity of conflict --
Obstacles to successful negotiations --
National vs international settings --
Water treaties --
Literature review --
Background of modern water treaties --
Methodology --
The database and its contents --
5. Environmental disputes --
Environmental security --
History --
Defining the concept --
The debate --
Bringingit together --
Water (transboundary resources) --
Other resources --
The overarching problem of resource scarcity --
Oil --
Land --
Roads --
Fishing --
Air pollution --
Global warming --
Part 4 6. Conclusions and summary --
Part 5: Appendixes --
7. Case Studies --
Case studies of transboundary dispute resolution --
Danube river --
Euphrates basin --
Jordan river watershed --
Ganges river controversy --
Indus Water Treaty --
Mekong Committee --
Nile Waters Agreement --
Plata basin --
Salween river --
US/Mexico shared aquifers --
Aral sea --
The International Joint Commission: Canada and the United States of America --
Lesotho Highlands water project --
8. Treaty summaries --
9. Annotated literature --
10. Bibliography.
Series Title: Water resources management and policy series.
Responsibility: by Heather L. Beach [and others].

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