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International water scarcity and variability : managing resource use across political boundaries

Author: Shlomi Dinar; Ariel Dinar
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"International Water Scarcity and Variability considers international water management challenges created by water scarcity and environmental change. Although media coverage and some scholarship tend to cast natural resource shortages as leading inexorably toward war, Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar prove that there are many examples of and mechanisms for more peaceful dispute resolution regarding natural resources,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dinar, Shlomi.
International water scarcity and variability.
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016025167
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shlomi Dinar; Ariel Dinar
ISBN: 9780520283077 0520283074 9780520292789 0520292782
OCLC Number: 950901894
Description: xiii, 227 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the debate on climate change and water security --
Theory of scarcity-variability, conflict, and cooperation --
Emergence of cooperation under scarcity and variability --
Institutions and the stability of cooperative arrangements under scarcity and variability --
Incentives to cooperate : political and economic instruments --
Evidence-how do basin riparian countries cope with water scarcity and variability --
Conclusion and policy implications.
Responsibility: Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar.

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Although media coverage and some scholars tend to cast natural resource shortages as leading inexorably toward armed conflict and war, the authors demonstrate that there are many examples of and  Read more...

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"The case studies exploring these mechanisms in practice are rich and diverse." Journal of Peace Research

 
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