5 edition of Water in the Middle East found in the catalog.
June 19, 1998
Written in English
|Contributions||Waltina Scheumann (Editor), Manuel Schiffler (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||190|
"Power and Water in the Middle East" provides a powerful new perspective on the Palestinian-Israeli water conflict. Adopting a new approach to understanding water conflict - hydro-hegemony - the author shows the conflict to be much more deeply entrenched than previously thought and reveals how existing tactics to control water are leading away from peace and towards continued . 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.
The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projects that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) will be one of the world’s regions hit hardest by climate change in the 21st century, particularly due to increased heat and aridity. In face of these challenges, interventions in domestic agricultural sectors have the potential to offset many negative impacts on the region. This volume, Water Security in the Middle East, attempts to provide “learning about the usages of water in different cultures and different historical eras, learning about specific water disputes or conflicts in particular regions of the world and learning about local needs and attitudes,” with its obvious focus on the Middle East.
Here, in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the most water-scarce region of the world, good water management matters even more than it does elsewhere. The report suggests that MENA can meet its water management challenge. People have a very real need for water . 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 in the Middle East: A Geography of Peace (Peter T. Flawn Series in Natural Resource Management and Con) Paperback – January 1, by Hussein A. Amery (Editor), Aaron T.
Wolf 4/5(1). Water is one of the most important and potentially explosive issues in modern Middle East politics. It is an issue arguably far more significant to the region than oil. It has dogged relations between Middle East societies for centuries if not millennia and will continue to do so long after oil has ceased to hold sway.
Water is the most precious and valuable natural resource in the world, vital for the growth of society, economy, agriculture, and industry. This book deals with the socioeconomic and geopolitical water problems in the Middle : Youssef Bassil.
Mark Zeitoun is a water engineer with more than a decade of experience in conflict and post conflict zones, including the Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, Chad and the Republic of by: Water, Power and Politics in the Middle East: The Other Israel-Palestine Conflict (Library of Modern Middle East Studies) Find all the books, read about the author, and by: The fonner Egyptian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and fonner UN Secre tary General, Butros Butros Ghali stated after the second Gulf War "The next war in the Middle East will not be fought for oil, but for water.
" This famous statement has been echoed by many politicians: shortly before. Power and Water in the Middle East: The Hidden Politics of the Palestinian-Israeli Water Conflict. Power and Water in the Middle East provides a powerful new perspective on the Palestinian-Israeli water conflict/5.
A History of Water in the Middle East book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Can you hear it, the hiss of water wiggling its way /5. Ensuring a fair and adequate distribution of water in the region is vitally important for building a lasting peace among the nations of the Middle East.
Addressing water needs from a geographical perspective, the contributors to this book analyze and assess the impact of scarce water resources in the Jordan River basin countries and territories. Water security has always been an issue in the arid environment that characterizes most of the Middle East.
Not until recently, however, has it been so serious. Although the Nile, Euphrates, Tigris and Jordan Rivers provide substantial agricultural, industrial and commercial support, the longevity of this scarce resource is being tested daily.
Download Water In The Middle East PDF Books - PDFBooks - water in the middle east Sat, 09 May + Search you book title to read online book for free or download book PDF for free. In Water Resources in the Middle East: Israel-Palestinian Water Issues - From Conflict to Cooperation leading Palestinian, Israeli and international water experts document the importance of mutual understanding, respect and amity among peoples during a difficult period of stress.
This book demonstrates hope, optimism and the belief that people with good will can help contribute to peace. 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 that 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). Subjects: Water-supply -- Middle East Keywords: Public baths -- Syria For primary resources please add any of the following words to your search: letters, diaries, speeches, newspaper articles, autobiographies, oral histories, government and organizational records, statistical data, maps, photographs, motion pictures, sound recordings Author: Philip McDaniel.
This book provides a survey of technologies available to tackle the problems associated with climate change in the energy, water and food security nexus with a special focus on the Middle East.
It is divided into three main sections. The energy Section consists of six chapters, the water section of.
Book Review of Men of Dikes and Canals: The Archaeology of Water in the Middle East, edited by Hans-Dieter Bienert and Jutta Häser Reviewed by D.T. Potts American Journal of.
People, Land and Water in the Arab Middle East: Environments and Landscapes in the Bilâd Ash-Shâm. The result of twenty-five years of research with different tribal groups in the Arabian peninsula, this study focuses on ethnographic descriptions of Arab tribal societies in five regions of the peninsula, with comparative material from others.
This book, while focusing upon Middle East water, may also be a harbinger of future water negotiations and settlements throughout the world. World water use has increased sixfold between and (Commission on Sustainable Development ). Encompassing all water sources in the Middle East, Arnon Soffer thoroughly explores the Nile, Tigris, Euphrates, Jordan, Orontes, and Litani Rivers, as well as international groundwater.
He also weighs the implications of going to war over water and such unconventional solutions to the water shortage as desalination and importation. The book contains forty-one original papers dealing with almost all aspects of the Middle-Eastern water problems, and should serve as a useful reference to students, scholars and policy makers all over the world interested in understanding the complexities of the Middle-Eastern water conflicts.
Water and Conflict in the Middle East is an essential contribution to our understanding of turbulence in this globally significant region. Author Marcus Dubois King is John O.
Rankin Associate Professor of International Affairs at George Washington University.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'.Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.Water is important to the Middle East.
Bulloch and Darwish's Water Wars does not greatly help in the study of water in the Middle East. Their discussion has too many faults. One basic fault concerns a theme of the book: Water is ''the most important resource in the Middle East" (chapter 1).