Politics of Water: A Survey

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Kai Wegerich, Jeroen Warner
Taylor & Francis, Apr 26, 2010 - Political Science - 393 pages
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This new title presents timely of information covering the global politics of water. With the current threat of climate change and the increasing demand on water resources, this title will give an invaluable insight into an increasingly politicized topic. Includes:

  • in-depth essays profiling the critical topics
  • an A-Z of key terms, subject areas covered include: Agricultural Water use, Conflict and Cooperation, Development, Economics and Water, Governance of Water, Power and Water, River Basins, Water Discourses, Water Management and Water Right
  • maps detailing water consumption and distribution
  • statistical tables.

This new title provides an invaluable guide to politics surrounding the availability and provision of water on a world-wide scale and is the only guide to deal with the issues of water in politics in such detail.

This will prove to be an invaluable reference source for anyone who is interested in, or studying the politics of water, or indeed climate change.

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