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The evolution of the law and politics of water

Author: Joseph W Dellapenna; Joyeeta Gupta
Publisher: Doredrecht : Springer, ©2009.
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Presents an overview of global trends in water law and policy and assesses global water governance. This book provides an understanding of how and why after 5,000 years of water governance, that governance has not reached stability.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Evolution of the law and politics of water.
New York : Springer, ©2009
(DLC) 2009926380
(OCoLC)310400869
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph W Dellapenna; Joyeeta Gupta
ISBN: 9781402098673 1402098677 9781402098666 1402098669
OCLC Number: 405547164
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part 1. Introduction. 1. The Evolution of Global Water Law. 2. Mesopotamia: A History of Water and Law. 3. Islamic Law and the Politics of Water. 4. Water in the Jewish Legal Tradition --
Part 2. Evolving National Law and Politics. 5. Brazil: The Evolution of the Law and Politics of Water. 6. South Africa: The Development of Water Law. 7. East African Water Regimes: The Case of Kenya. 8. Israel: The Evolution of Water Law and Policy. 9. Russia: Historical Dimensions of Water Management. 10. India: Evolution of Water Law and Policy. 11. Australia: The Problem of Sustainability in Water. 12. United States: The Allocation of Surface Waters. 13. The United States: The Emergence of Environmental Considerations --
Part 3. Evolving Supranational and Regional Water Law and Politics. 14. European Community Water Policy. 15. Southern Africa: Evolving Regional Water Law and Politics. 16. The Jordan Basin: Evolution of the Rules. 17. The North American Great Lakes. 18. The Río De La Plata Basin --
Part 4. Current Trends in International Water Law. 19. Case Law on International Watercourses. 20. International Cooperation on Water Resources. 21. Public Participation in Water Governance. 22. The Market Alternative --
Part 5. Conclusions. 23. The Challenges for the 21st Century: A Critical Approach --
Index.
Responsibility: Joseph W. Dellapenna, Joyeeta Gupta, editors.

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