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International Water Scarcity and VariabilityManaging Resource Use Across Political Boundaries$
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Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780520283077

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520283077.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

The Debate on Climate Change and Water Security

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International Water Scarcity and Variability
Author(s):

Shlomi Dinar

Ariel Dinar

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520283077.003.0001

This chapter sets the tone for the entire book by introducing the discourse on water scarcity and conflict and cooperation and explaining the relevance of the book to that particular discussion/debate. The chapter reviews the literature dealing with water scarcity, conflict and cooperation over water, and identifies a number of factors relevant for understanding this relationship. The chapter also provides a brief description of all chapters in the book.

Keywords:   climate, hydrologic variability, scarcity-war discourse, institutions, democracy, trade, power, geography

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