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International Water Scarcity and Variability: Managing Resource Use Across Political Boundaries

Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar


This book provides an interdisciplinary approach for considering international water management under conditions of increased scarcity and variability (both present and future as a result of climate change). The book applies a theory that is rooted in the disciplines of international relations and economics to the analysis of scarcity, variability, and cooperation over transboundary freshwater. It demonstrates the usefulness of the theory using global datasets of transbounary water bodies (documented treaties, water availability, water variability, water-related events) and in-depth case-studi ... More

Keywords: water scarcity, water variability, international water, international relations, economics, cooperation, conflict

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780520283077
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520283077.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shlomi Dinar, author
Florida International University

Ariel Dinar, author