ISBN-10:
1857437616
ISBN-13:
9781857437614
Pub. Date:
10/31/2014
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Politics of Water: A Survey / Edition 1

The Politics of Water: A Survey / Edition 1

by Kai Wegerich, Jeroen Warner
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ISBN-13: 9781857437614
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Kai Wegerich was at the time of the book preparation an Assistant Professor at the Irrigation and Water Engineering Group of Wageningen University, the Netherlands and currently holds a Researcher position at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Central Asia office. He gained his PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He previously worked as a researcher for the Centre for Development Research (ZEF in Bonn, Germany), as a development worker for the German Development Service (DED) in Khorezm, Uzbekistan. His research interests are social and political aspects of water management in Central Asia, on which he has published in various journals. He has conducted fieldwork in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan. He co-edited the special issue on ‘Emerging issues on land and water in Central Asia’ in the journal Irrigation and Drainage Systems (with Jochen Froebrich and Marinus G. Bos).

Jeroen Warner, PhD, is a political scientist working on domestic and international environmental conflict and participation. He is especially interested in the politics of water risk and security. Since coining the phrase ‘hydro-hegemony’ in his MSc thesis on water conflict in the Middle East, he has published on hydropolitics in various journals. Dr Warner edited Conflictos y participacion (with Alejandra Moreyra, 2004) and Multi-stakeholder Platforms for Integrated Water Management (2007). He is Assistant Professor with the Disaster studies group at Wageningen University and at the time of the book’s preparation, was a researcher with Centrum voor Schone Technologie en Milieubeleid (CSTM – Centre for Studies in Technology and Sustainable Development), Twente University, the Netherlands. He has taught and delivered training and presentations around the world, and has made national and international radio and television appearances.

Table of Contents

Is water politics? Towards international water relations

JEROEN WARNER AND KAI WEGERICH

The politics of sharing water: International law, sovereignty and

transboundary rivers and aquifers

STEPHEN C. MCCAFFREY AND KATE J. NEVILLE

The multi-level governance of water and state-building processes: A

longue durée perspective

JEREMY ALLOUCHE

Hydrosolidarity as water security in the Okavango River Basin

PÅL ARNE DAVIDSEN

Transboundary water interaction: Reconsidering conflict and

co-operation

MARK ZEITOUN AND NAHO MIRUMACHI

Hydro-hegemonic politics: A crossroads on the Euphrates-Tigris?

JEROEN WARNER

The politics of water and mining in South Africa

ANTHONY TURTON

Water rights politics

RUTGERD BOELENS

The politics of gender in water and the gender of water politics

MARGREET Z. ZWARTEVEEN

Rural poverty reduction: What’s irrigation got to do with it?

KAI WEGERICH

A–Z GLOSSARY

JENS TREFFNER, VINCENT MIOC AND KAI WEGERICH

INTERNATIONAL RIVER BASINS

JENS TREFFNER, VINCENT MIOC AND KAI WEGERICH

Aral Sea (Amu Darya and Syr Darya)

Colorado-Rio Grande-Tijuana

Danube

Euphrates-Tigris

Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna basins

Indus

Jordan basin

La Plata

Mekong

Murray-Darling

Nile basin

Okavango

Rhine

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