6 edition of Middle East water question found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-374) and index.
|Other titles||Hydropolitics and the global economy|
|LC Classifications||HD1698.5 .A45 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 382 p. :|
|Number of Pages||382|
|LC Control Number||2001273174|
Water is a very valuable resource in the Middle East and the rivers are the biggest source of fresh water in the region. Therefore, each country tries its hardest to acquire as much water from any. 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.
Water has always been a source of risks and opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa. Yet rapidly changing socioeconomic, political, and environmental conditions make water security a different, and more urgent, challenge than ever before. This report shows that achieving water security means much more than coping with water scarcity. The Middle East is a region of Asia that is bordered by Asia to the east, Europe to the northwest, Africa to the southwest, and the Mediterranean Sea to the west. Parts of Africa (primarily Egypt and Sudan) are sometimes considered part of the Middle East as well.
The Middle East is a transcontinental region which generally includes Western Asia (except for Transcaucasia) and all of Egypt (mostly in North Africa), Turkey (partly in Europe), and Iran (a part of South Asia per the UN geoscheme).The term has come into wider usage as a replacement of the term Near East (as opposed to the Far East) beginning in the early 20th ent territories: Akrotiri and Dhekelia. Today is October 2, Today there are many problems in the Middle East. One major problem is the lack of water. There has been fighting over the big rivers including the Euphrates, Tigris, and Jordan. There has been many dams placed on the Euphrates river. Turkey has planted approximately 22 dams on the Euphrates and Tigris rivers.
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As well as explaining the particular issues of conflict in the region, Allan argues that the answer to these problems lies at the global rather than local level. The Middle East Water Question is a major book by one of the world's leading authorities on water by: The Middle East Water Question: Hydropolitics and the Global Economy by Tony Allan.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Middle East Water Question: Hydropolitics and the Global Economy” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving/5(13). As well as explaining the particular issues of conflict in the region, Allan argues that the answer to these problems lies at the global rather than local level.
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The Middle East Water Question: Hydropolitics and the Global Economy. The Middle East Water Question.: 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.
Is there enough water on this planet for a global population that will shortly double its present size. The answer is of great importance for people everywhere, but particularly to the peoples and political leaders of the Middle East and North Africa.
In addition to explaining the particular issues of conflict in the region, Tony Allan argues that the answer to these problems lies at the. Water in the Middle East: A Geography of Peace (Peter T. Flawn Series in Natural Resource Management and Con) Water in the Middle East: A Geography of Peace (Peter T.
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The Middle East Water Question is a major book by one of the world's leading authorities on water issues. About the Author Tony Allan is Professor of Geography at King's College, University of London and is the editor of Water, Peace and the Middle East ().Author: Tony Allan. Historically in the Middle East there has always been a struggle for nations to ensure adequate water supplies for their own citizens.
The fragility of water resources in the Middle East, particularly in Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the Palestinian West Bank territories, highlights the strategic role that water has played and still plays in the ebb and flow of regional : History Bot.
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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'.
Water Conflict in the Middle East Dr. Ghazi Ismail Rababa’a Head Department of Political Science International Islamic University of Science P.O. Box () – Amman Amman – Jordan Abstract This study aims at shedding light on the most important challenges of water in the Middle East File Size: KB.
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answered 1. The Middle East has 1% of the world's fresh water supply, and it is shared by 5% of the world's population. All major rivers in the Middle East cross at least one national border. By the year Middle Eastern nations will require more than. Request PDF | On Apr 1,D.
Newman and others published Book Review: The Middle East water question: hydropolitics and the global economy | Find, read and cite all the research you need on. Water shortages have been for a long time a serious problem in the Middle East as well as other parts of the world.
The large and arid land of the Middle East has also been dependant on water Author: Hussein Al-Rimmawi. The Middle East Water Question is a major book by one of the world's leading authorities on water issuesBloomsbury Publishing. 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). Water in the Middle East at Peace: Geographical Perspectives "Why another book on Middle East water?" The editors are well aware of the wide variety of works on water resources of the Middle East in general and particularly on issues relating to the waters of the Jordan River.
Obviously, the need for innovative solutions to the problem of water supply is there. "Water plays a very important role in the Middle East," says Dietvorst and quotes International Development Research Centre (IDRC) senior program specialist, Naser I. Faruqui, who wrote in his book Water management in Islam that "it seems that in the Quran, the most precious creation after humankind is.
Get this from a library! The Middle East water question: hydropolitics and the global economy. [J A Allan] -- Is there enough water on this planet for a global population that will shortly double its present size? The answer is of great importance for people everywhere, but particularly to the peoples and.
Francesca de Chatel explores the problems and paradoxes of water resources in the Middle East and North Africa. She takes an entirely new angle on the much-discussed question of water scarcity by examining the history and culture of water from a human by: water for drinking and irrigation to Egypt, and much of Egypt's electricity and created the world's largest man-made lake which helped the fishing industry What is a drawback of the dam?
salt retention in the soil and lack of fertile soil, and sicknesses caused by parasites from the lake.