The Middle East Water Question: Hydropolitics and the Global Economy

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Bloomsbury Academic, Feb 9, 2002 - Political Science - 382 pages
Machine generated contents note: I -- Part One -- MENA water resources, allocation, management -- and perception -- 1 Water optimists and water pessimists: insiders and -- outsiders and an analytical framework -- 2 The resource: the supply -- Part Two -- Economic and environmental imperatives ignored: -- and why they are ignored -- 3 Water is an economic resource: the economist's view -- 4 Water is not an economic resource: the political -- economy of some MENA waters -- 5 Water, development and the environment -- Part Three -- Water: international relations and law -- 6 Water in regional and international relations -- 7 Water law and international water law in the -- Middle East and North Africa -- Part Four -- The future -- 8 The future role of water in the Middle East and -- North African society -- Glossary and abbreviations -- References -- Index.

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Tony Allan is Professor of Geography at King's College, University of London and is the editor of Water, Peace and the Middle East (I.B.Tauris).

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