3 edition of Hydropolitics found in the catalog.
by Zed Books
Written in English
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Jonglei: A History of the Hydropolitics of the Nile, Volume 2 Jonglei: A History of the Hydropolitics of the Nile, Robert O. Collins: Author: Robert O. Collins: Published: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. HYDROPOLITICS: CONFLICTS OVER WATER AS A DEVELOPMENT CONSTRAINT **Mint Condition**.
This book challenges the prevailing hydropolitics literature, which is biased in favour of international river basins where conflict is high, as this is inappropriate in Southern Africa. The point of departure is a new definition of hydropolitics as being a study of the authoritative allocation of values in society with respect to water. Abstract. The history of water relations in the Nile River basin indicates the existence of cooperation as well as conflict since the s. Recently, there has been negative escalation of disputes regarding the hydropolitical interactions within the regional system of the Nile Basin region; reaching a critical level after the failure of negotiations of the Framework Convention for the Nile Cited by: 1.
Hydropolitics: Water Policy and Conflict Dr. Michael Tiboris ([email protected]) Syllabus Class Location: B, Tuesday pm Office Hours: TBD Introduction. Water resources are increasingly contested in nearly all parts of the world. In some cases, this is because water is Size: KB. In coming decades, fresh water is likely to become the scarcest resource in several parts of the world. From different perspectives, these two books examine resource management in developing countries. Elhance looks at six politically important river basins -- Parana, Nile, Jordan, Euphrates, Ganges, and Mekong -- all of which require international cooperation to exploit fully their benefits.
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"Hydropolitics is a lively account of the political maneuvering that led to the construction and operation of the planet's largest generator of hydroelectricity. It speaks to urgent questions in environmental anthropology while advancing conversations in political and legal anthropology around sovereignty and social theories of the state."Author: Christine Folch.
Hydropolitics is an expert and comprehensive new text that fills this gap by presenting an accessible guide to the full spectrum of the politics of water.
Starting from the premise of water as basic human right, the book presents case studies of regions under acute water stress, and then explores the global political currents that effect water.
Hydropolitics is a groundbreaking investigation of the world’s largest power plant and the ways the energy we use shapes politics and economics. Itaipu Binational Hydroelectric Dam straddles the Paraná River border that divides the two countries that equally co-own the dam, Brazil and Paraguay.
"This fascinating and original book. Hydropolitics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The lack of fresh water is now recognised as one Hydropolitics book the world's main sources 4/5.
The Waters of the Nile: Hydropolitics and the Jonglei Canal (Oxford Studies in African Affairs) 1st Edition by Robert O. Collins (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert O. Collins Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Cited by: Hydropolitics of the Nile Valley (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East) Hardcover – December 1, by John Waterbury (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Waterbury Page.
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Author: Raymond L. Anderson. Hydropolitics in the Third World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. With more than 50 percent of the world s landmass covered /5(2).
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With more than 50 percent of the world's landmass covered by river basins shared by two or more states, competition over water resources has always had the potential to spark violence.
And growing populations and accelerating demands for fresh water are putting ever greater pressures on already scarce water resources. In this wide-ranging study, Arun Elhance explores the hydropolitics of six. Hydropolitics A close look at the world's international basins gives a sense of their significance in terms of area and conflict potential (see map).
Their growing number is one indication of this. A total of international basins were listed inthe last time any official body attempted to delineate them, and were listed in a update. Subnational Hydropolitics Conflict, Cooperation, and Institution-Building in Shared River Basins Scott M.
Moore. The first book-length examination of subnational hydropolitics: why states and provinces, as well as countries, fight over shared water resources. Hydropolitics: The Itaipu Dam, Sovereignty, and the Engineering of Modern South America - Ebook written by Christine Folch.
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Water politics, sometimes called hydropolitics, is politics affected by the availability of water and water resources, a necessity for all life forms and human first use of the term, hydropolitics, came in the book Hydropolitics of the Nile Valley.
Arun P. Elhance's definition of hydropolitics is "the systematic study of conflict and cooperation between states over water. Hydropolitics is a groundbreaking investigation of the world’s largest power plant and the ways the energy we use shapes politics and economics.
Itaipu Binational Hydroelectric Dam straddles the Paraná River border that divides the two countries that equally co-own the dam, Brazil and Paraguay. "This fascinating and original book Author: Christine Folch.
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The prevailing definition of hydropolitics is widened to include the elements of scale and range. This is illustrated through a focus on theoretical and legal issues, case studies from Southern Africa and a proposed research agenda.
The book is an important addition to the File Size: 2MB. This book focuses on hydropolitics in transboundary river basins in the Third World faces at the same time water which scarcity and most remaining major exploitable sources of freshwater that come.
By framing her book as research in hydropolitics, the author aims to uncover the specific political economy stemming from an industrialization and electrification powered by water, rather than fossil fuels (p. In so doing, she echoes many national monographies that have traced the long-term effects of constructing (and operating) large dams.
The concept of hydropolitics (the geopolitics of water) first emerges in a book in (Waterbury, ). In the s and s the concept was further detailed but rare definitions were Author: Geneva Water Hub. This book argues that the Jordan River watershed - a region where some of the worst Arab-Israeli conflicts have occurred - might be the very place to bury ancient hatreds & work to give birth to new & more enlightened environmental collaboration.
The river runs through the peace talks - or it certainly should. The premise is that the inextricable link between water & politics could be.
the hydropolitics of dams Download the hydropolitics of dams or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the hydropolitics of dams book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.Hydropolitics: The Itaipu Dam, Sovereignty, and the Engineering of Modern South America (Princeton Studies in Culture and Technology #20) Book Details Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN Related ISBNs:Publisher.The Geopolitics of Hydropolitics: Global Apartheid To understand the importance of water issues and the links between water and politics, a brief overview of the world water situation is in order.
Water covers 70 percent of the earth. Fresh water constitutes only less than 3 percent of the world’s total water.