Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Resolution

Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Resolution

Theory, Practice, and Annotated References

eBook - 2000
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Perseus Publishing

This book provides a comprehensive review of the relevant literature on managing conflicts stemming from the quantity and quality problems of water around the world. So far, few comprehensive and interdisciplinary analyses of such international surface water conflicts have been produced. The literature surveyed indicates that while in many areas there has been extensive research and analysis, there continues to be a need for more studies on the specific situations that lead to conflicts over water and other environment resources. Lateral learning, an attempt to understand the similarities between all conflicts over natural resources, will lend itself to future applications in predicting and preventing these conflicts. A survey of internati9nal watersheds provides some bibliographical and general data collected from over 200 transboundary watersheds. A subset of case studies of the exhaustive list of international watersheds is examined in greater detain. A related effort is a compilation and analysis of relevant water treaties, and the rationale for their implementations.



Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2000
ISBN: 9780585434063
0585434069
9789280810387
9280810383
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 324 pages)
Additional Contributors: Beach, Heather L.

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