Conflict Management of Water Resources

Conflict Management of Water Resources

by Manas Chatterji, Saul Arlosoroff, Gauri Guha
     
 

Water resource disputes are increasingly becoming issues of international conflict and global importance. This book examines how the techniques of conflict management and social science disciplines can be used to arrive at equitable solutions to water resources disputes. In a seamless mix of theory and practice it provides detailed theoretical discussions as well as… See more details below

Overview

Water resource disputes are increasingly becoming issues of international conflict and global importance. This book examines how the techniques of conflict management and social science disciplines can be used to arrive at equitable solutions to water resources disputes. In a seamless mix of theory and practice it provides detailed theoretical discussions as well as empirical studies of different river systems around the world, highlighting the role and possibilities of future cooperation. The book will be a fundamental text for academics and researchers as well as civil engineers and government organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840148602
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Pt. IImplications and Resolutions of Water Resource Management Issues
1Introduction3
2The Water Sector in the Middle-East: Potential Conflict Resolutions47
3The Hydro-Political Implications of the Oslo Agreements: An Israeli Perspective69
4Water Management in the People's Republic of China88
5Water Resources in China's Yellow River Delta116
6Managing the Nile River: The Role of Sub-Basin Co-operation145
Pt. IICo-operative Opportunites and Emerging Challenges
7Sustainability and Management: Towards a Co-operative Manual163
8Water Management in the Ganges-Brahmaputra Basin: Emerging Challenges for the 21st Century179
9Water Resources and Environmental Management219
10Some Issues Related to Conflict Management of Water Resources in Nepal251
11Environmental and Economic Conflicts: Lessons from Europe259
12Natural Resources, Diplomacy and Security in East Asia264
13Running Out of Water, Running Out of Time267
14Changing Approaches to Water Resource Management: The Case of the British Columbia Gulf Islands270
15The Narmada Project: Patterns of Trans-State Confrontation, Co-operation and Conflict Management275
16Identifying Management Strategies of Common Pool Regimes: Groundwater Resources290
17Management of Water Resources Through Panchayati Raj Institutions: A Case Study304
18Management of Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater in the Bengal Delta Plain308
19Water Resources and Mountain Communities349
20Imperative Prospects of Indo-Nepal Co-operation for the Optimum Water Resources Development of the Kosi Basin352
21Emerging Concepts in Ecological Humanism355

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