Bridges Over Water: Understanding Transboundary Water Conflict, Negotiation and Cooperation (Second Edition)

Bridges Over Water: Understanding Transboundary Water Conflict, Negotiation and Cooperation (Second Edition)

by Ariel Dinar, Shlomi Dinar, Daene C Mckinney
     
 

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ISBN-10: 9814436658

ISBN-13: 9789814436656

Pub. Date: 02/28/2013

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated

Bridges over Water places the study of transboundary water conflicts, negotiation, and cooperation in the context of various disciplines, such as international relations, international law, international negotiations, and economics. It demonstrates their application, using various quantitative approaches, such as river basin modeling, quantitative negotiation

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Bridges over Water places the study of transboundary water conflicts, negotiation, and cooperation in the context of various disciplines, such as international relations, international law, international negotiations, and economics. It demonstrates their application, using various quantitative approaches, such as river basin modeling, quantitative negotiation theory, and game theory. Case-studies of particular transboundary river basins, lakes, and aquifers are also considered.This second edition updates the literature on international water and in-depth analyses on political developments and cooperation between riparian states. With an appended chapter on principles and practices of negotiation, and a new case study on the La Plata Basin, this edition is a timely update to the field of transboundary water studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789814436656
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2013
Series:
World Scientific Series On Environmental And Energy Economics And Policy Series
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: State of Water and Interstate Water Relations; Overview of Literature on Conflict Negotiation and Cooperation Over Shared Waters; The Development and Application of International Water Law; Principles and Practices of Cooperation in Managing International Water; Cooperative Game Theory and Water Resources: Principles; Cooperative Game Theory and Water Resources: Application of Solution Concepts; Principles and Practices of Negotiation: A Quantitative Approach; Hydropolitics and International Relations; An Overview of Selected International Water Treaties in Their Geographic and Political Contexts; Global Analysis of International Water Agreements; The Use of River Basin Modeling as a Tool to Assess Conflict and Potential Cooperation; Conclusion; Case Studies: The Mekong River Basin; The Ganges Basin (With Focus on India and Bangledesh); The Indus River Basin; The Aral Sea Basin; The La Plata River Basin; Annexes: The Generica: An Outline for Preparing a Basin Case Study; River Basin Cooperative Game Theory Example.

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