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Water : Asia's new battleground

Author: Brahma Chellaney
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a study of Asia's murky water politics and the relationships among freshwater, peace, and security. The author illustrates the larger picture of water across Asia, highlights the security implications of resource-linked territorial disputes, and proposes real strategies to avoid conflict and more equitably share Asia's water resources.
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Genre/Form: Wasserversorgung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brahma Chellaney
ISBN: 9781589017719 1589017714 9781626160125 1626160120
OCLC Number: 701672491
Description: ix, 386 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Asia : global water crisis hub --
Murky hydropolitics --
The Tibetan Plateau : the world's most unique water repository --
Exploiting the riparian advantage : a key test case --
Managing intrastate water conflicts --
Mitigating intercountry water disputes or discord --
Asia's challenge : forestalling bloodletting over water.
Responsibility: Brahma Chellaney.

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Asia is home to many of the world's great rivers and lakes, but its huge population and economic and agricultural demand for water make it the most water-scarce continent on a per capita basis. This  Read more...

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