International Conflict over Water Resources in Himalayan Asia: Conflict and Cooperation over Asia's Water Resources by R. WirsingInternational Conflict over Water Resources in Himalayan Asia: Conflict and Cooperation over Asia's Water Resources by R. Wirsing

International Conflict over Water Resources in Himalayan Asia: Conflict and Cooperation over Asia's…

byR. Wirsing, C. Jasparro, D. Stoll

Hardcover | November 16, 2012

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The authors explore the fresh water crisis of Himalayan Asia. While the region hosts some of the world's mightiest rivers, it is also home to rapidly modernizing, increasingly affluent, and demographically multiplying societies, ensuring the rapid depletion of water resources and of disputes over ownership of transboundary waters.
DR. ROBERT G. WIRSING is Professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in Qatar, State of Qatar. Major published works include:Ethnic Diasporas & Great Power Strategies in Asia(2007);Baloch Nationalism & the Geopolitics of Energy Resources;The Changing Context of Separatism in Pakistan;Fixing Fractured Nations: The Cha...
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Title:International Conflict over Water Resources in Himalayan Asia: Conflict and Cooperation over Asia's…Format:HardcoverDimensions:273 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:November 16, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230237835

ISBN - 13:9780230237834

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PART I: FUNDAMENTALS OF RIVER RIVALRY IN HIMALAYAN ASIA Water Insecurity in Himalayan Asia Challenge of Climate Change in Himalayan Asia PART II: SOURCES OF TRANS-BOUNDARY RIVER DISPUTES Damming the Rivers-I: The Irrigation Imperative Damming the Rivers-II: The Energy Imperative Damming the Rivers-III: The Diversion Imperative PART III: ALTERNATIVES TO WATER CONFLICT Cooperative River Basin Management Water Technology Innovation PART IV: THE FUTURE OF HIMALAYAN ASIA'S RIVERS Conclusion: Swimming Against the Tide