3 edition of Water Politics in the Middle East found in the catalog.
December 3, 1999
by Palgrave Macmillan
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||271|
A guide to Middle East politics in From Egypt to Syria, Palestine to Iraq, the hopes of the Arab spring lie in tatters. And with the latest conflict in Gaza, the Middle East is more violent. Her research focuses on political economy and environmental issues in the Middle East. Her book, Environmental Politics in Egypt: Activists, Experts, and the State, is forthcoming from Routledge; she has also co‐edited The Journey to Tahrir: Revolution, Protest, and Social Change in Egypt, – (Verso, forthcoming).Cited by:
Water availability has for millennia shaped the culture of the people in the part of the world now commonly referred to as the Middle East and North Africa. This huge region extends from the Maghreb, comprising Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and sometimes Mauritania, into the Mashriq, comprising. The Right to Water: Politics, Governance and Social Struggles. The Right to Water, edited by Farhana Sultana and Alex Loftus, engages with a range of approaches that focus on philosophical, legal and governance perspectives before seeking to apply these more abstract arguments to an array of concrete struggles and case studies.
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Water politics plays a role in various areas of politics in the Middle East, and it is particularly important in one of the defining features of the region's political landscape.
Water issues reflect a central aspect of the nature of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict; namely, the original influx of an additional large population mass to a relatively fragile geographical area of land, and the.
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Water, Power and Politics in the Middle East: The Other Israel-Palestine Conflict (Library of Cited by: Most studies of water scarcity in the Middle East conclude that there is a significant risk of imminent conflict, even warfare, between states in the region.
This book demonstrates that the evidence d. Most studies of water scarcity in the Middle East conclude that there is a significant risk of imminent conflict, even warfare, between states in the region. This book demonstrates that the evidence does not support this doom-laden prediction.
Indeed, the authors show that although water scarcity. India is in the middle of a devastating drought with consequences throughout the country’s politics. Nearly a quarter of the country’s population has been affected, prompting growing despair.
In Marathwada, an agricultural region east of Mumbai, journalists have recorded farmer suicides so far inwith many blaming insufficient Author: Scott Moore. "Water and Power is a useful addition to the growing literature on the gravity of environmental problems in the Middle East, and the centrality of the water issue to the reconciliation of political disputes.
this book is a powerful argument for unrelenting attention toward acheiving political resolutions to disputes."Cited by: Jan Selby draws on numerous sources, from testimonies of local water engineers and administrators, to narrative accounts of citizens, and eyewitness accounts of people's coping strategies to examine the water crisis in the Middle East.
He argues Water Politics in the Middle East book the water crisis needs to be approached from a range of scales and perspectives -from the long historical patterns of state formation and 5/5(1).
Book Description. This authoritative reference work gives timely information on the global politics of water. Readers will find case studies on a variety of complex water situations, from the Okavango River that flows through Angola, Namibia and Botswana, to the Euphrates-Tigris of the Upper Persian Gulf.
Daoudy’s research and teaching focus on Critical Security Studies, Environmental Politics, Negotiation theory, Peace negotiations, Water politics and Middle East politics.
She published her research in Cambridge Review of International Affairs, International Negotiation, Journal of International Affairs, Journal of Peace and Security.
The right to clean water has been adopted by the United Nations as a basic human right. Yet how such universal calls for a right to water are understood, negotiated, experienced and struggled over remain key challenges.
The Right to Water elucidates how universal calls for rights articulate with local historical geographical contexts, governance, politics and social struggles, thereby. Will the flames of war in the Middle East be fanned or quenched by water.
This is the central question addressed by this unusually forthright book. The book provides sobering analyses of Israel's water predicament and of the hydro-political implications for the country, particularly in the light of recent developments in the 'peace process'.
Get this from a library. Water politics in the Middle East: a context for conflict or co-operation?. [Mostafa Dolatyar; Tim Gray] -- "It is common-place among commentators on the Middle East that the next war in that region will be fought over water, not oil.
However, the evidence does not support this prediction; although water. Water Security in the Middle East explores the extent and nature of water security problems in trans-boundary water systems in the Middle East.
This collection of essays discusses the political and scientific contexts and the limitations of cooperation in water security. This book investigates how ecology and politics meet in the Middle East and how those interactions connect to the global political economy.
Through region-wide analyses and case studies from the Arabian Peninsula, the Gulf of Aden, the Levant and North Africa, the volume highlights the intimate connections of environmental activism, energy infrastructure and illicit commodity trading with the.
"It is common-place among commentators on the Middle East that the next war in that region will be fought over water, not oil. However, the evidence does not support this prediction; although water scarcity has occasionally provoked dispute in the Middle East, it has more often promoted co-existence between adversaries."--BOOK JACKET.
This book is an intervention at a crucial moment into the shape and future direction of struggles for the right to water in a range of political, geographic and socio-economics contexts, seeking to be pro-active in defining what this struggle could mean and how it might be taken forward in a far broader transformative Right to Cited by: Manuel Schiffler has worked for over twenty years on water management and water utilities in more than a dozen countries in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
He worked as a researcher for the German Development Institute and as a project manager at the World : Springer International Publishing. It is clear that the scarcity of water has made life more difficult for many actors in the Middle East. Therefore, it is crucial that the region, coupled with outside support, analyze the lessons learned from the past, and agree on certain objectives and long term goals in order to employ the proper techniques in dealing with the politics of.
Reviews "The Right to Water: Politics, Governance and Social Struggles is a brilliant collection of essays from the best thinkers, academics and activists in the field, and is required reading for all those wanting this mighty effort to succeed." - Maude Barlow, Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, former Senior Advisor on Water to the 63rd President of the UN General Assembly, and.
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Politics of Water in the Middle East: An Israeli Perspective on the Hydro-Political Aspects of the Conflict by Martin Sherman (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!. Yadgar’s book was born out of a difficulty he found while teaching at Berkeley of recommending reading that made explicit the link between Israel’s internal sociology, culture and politics, and the wider conflict in the Middle East.
He therefore decided to write about this connection through a."Given its ethnographic richness and its analytic originality, this book should be on the shelf of readers who are interested in any of the following fields: political ecology, science and technology studies, and Middle East will also certainly find its own place in the emerging literature of our discipline including the anthropology.Jan Selby is the author of Water, Power and Politics in the Middle East ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Water, Power And Politic /5.