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Books, Book Reviews, Articles on Water Conflicts


  • Scarcity, Entitlements and the Economics of Water in Developing Countries: Sharing Water Peacefully by P. B. Anand (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008, ISBN 1843767686, 9781843767688, 310 pages)
  • A Product of Politics on Big Dams: Indirect Economic Impacts of Dams, Case Studies from India, Egypt and Brazil (Editors: Ramesh Bhatia, Rita Cestti, Monica Scatasta, RPS Malik The World Bank and Academic Foundation, 2008, Pages: 371, Price: Rs 995)
  • Conflict and Cooperation on Trans-boundary Water Resources by Richard E. Just and Sinaia Netanyahu (Published by Springer, 1998)

  • Covenant Over Middle Eastern Waters: Key to World Survival by Joyce Shira Starr (Published by H. Holt, 1995)

  • Global Water Resource Issues by G. J. Young (Published by Cambridge University Press, 1994)

  • Hydropolitics along the Jordan River : Scarce Water and its Impact on the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Aaron Wolf (Published by United Nations University Press, 1995)

  • Hydropolitics: Conflicts over Water as a Development Constraint by Atlantic Highlands, (Published by Zed Books, 1995)

  • Managing Water for Peace in the Middle East : Alternative Strategies by Masahiro Murakami (Published by United Nations University Press, 1995)

  • Reclaiming Public Water: Achievements, Struggles and Visions from Around the World edited by Belén Balanyá, Brid Brennan, Olivier Hoedeman, Satoko Kishimoto and Philipp Terhorst (Published by Transnational Institute and Corporate Europe Observatory, January 2005 (1rst edition) March 2005 (2nd edition))

  • Rivers of Discord: International Water Disputes in Middle East by Greg Shapland (Published by St. Martin's Press, 1997)

  • Water in Crisis: A Guide to the World's Fresh Water Resources edited by Peter H. Gleick. Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security (Published by Oxford University Press, 1993)

  • Water Resources and Conflict in the Middle East by Nurit Kliot (Published by Routledge, 1994)

  • Water Wars: Coming Conflicts in the Middle East by John Bulloch and Darwish Adel (Published by Gollancz, 1993)

  • Water, Peace and the Middle East: Negotiating Resources in the Jordan Basin edited by J. A. Allan. (Published by St. Martin's, 1996)

  • Water: the International Crisis by Robin Clarke (Published by Earthscan in association with the Swedish Red Cross, 1991)

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