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The Scarcity of Water

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ISBN13: 9789041106575
ISBN: 904110657X
Published: June 1997
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £171.00



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Providing an overview of the various legal responses to conflicts involving the use of water resources, this text analyzes the continuous development of water law in the face of new threats of water shortages. The book is a result of the conference ""Scarcity of Water, International, European and National Legal Aspects"" held at the faculty of Law of the Erasmus University, Rotterdam in October 1995. It contains a selection papers presented at the conference and several additional contributions on the issues of water law and policy.

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Contents:
Part 1 State of the problem: The global water crisis - the major issue of the 21st century. A growing and explosive problem, H.L.F. Saeijs, M.J. van Berkel; Water scarcity - challenges for the future, M. Falkenmark.
Part 2 International Water Law: Water scarcity - institutional and legal responses, S.C.McCaffrey; Interstate conflicts on water scarcity , A. Kiss; The protection of international watercourses as sources of fresh water in the interest of future generations, M.O. Kroes; Securing access to safe drinking water through trade and international migration, P.J.I.M. de Waart.
Part 3 Water scarcity in selected river basins: Water scarcity and the Nile basin, J.W. Dellapenna; Water as a source of international conflicts in the Middle East, H. Donkers; Middle East water problems - the Jordan River, S.C. McCaffrey; Water scarcity and water managements in Africa, C.O. Okidi.
Part 4 Water scarcity in selected regions:Allocation of water rights in the United States, D. Tarlock; Liability in Tort for the detrimental use of fresh water resources under Dutch law, in domestic and international cases, J.M. van Dunne; Liability for damage to river beds in the Netherlands, G. Betlem; Disputing water rights - scarcity of water in Nepal hill irrigation, F. von Benda-Beckmann et al.
Part 5 Water scarcity and Economic Law: Balancing between free trade in water and the protection of water resources in GATT, E.J. de Haan; Water conflicts between NAFTA countries - Mexico and the United States, R. Sanchez; Privatization of drinking water supply in Europe, L. Hancher.

Series: International Environmental Law and Policy

Assessing Biological Resources ISBN 9789041120878
Published July 2004
Kluwer Law International
£123.00
Economic Globalization and Compliance with International Environmental Agreements
ISBN 9789041119957
Published January 2003
Kluwer Law International
£106.00
Liability for Damage to Public Natural Resources ISBN 9789041117243
Published October 2001
Kluwer Law International
£141.00
Implementing International Environmental Law in Germany and China ISBN 9789041198433
Published July 2001
Kluwer Law International
£116.00
Coastal State Jurisdiction Over Vessel-source Pollution ISBN 9789041111272
Published July 2001
Kluwer Law International
£249.00
Multilateral Development Banking
Gunther HandlEberhard P. Deutsch Professor of Public International Law, Tulane University Law School, USA
ISBN 9789041198075
Published April 2001
Kluwer Law International
£82.00
International Fisheries Management
Stuart M. KayeProfessor of Law, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
ISBN 9789041198204
Published December 2000
Kluwer Law International
£213.00
European Waste Law ISBN 9789041106728
Published June 1998
Kluwer Law International
£195.00
International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific ISBN 9789041107060
Published January 1998
Kluwer Law International
£187.00
Competing Norms in the Law of Marine Environmental Protection
ISBN 9789041106995
Published October 1997
Kluwer Law International
£180.00
Codification of Environmental Law
ISBN 9789041108883
Published July 1996
Kluwer Law International
£147.00
International Law and the Conservation of Biological Diversity
ISBN 9789041108630
Published December 1995
Kluwer Law International
£147.00
The Environmental Policy of the European Communities 2nd ed
Stanley P. Johnson, Guy CorcelleEuropean Commission, DG XI, Brussels, Belgium
ISBN 9789041108623
Published September 1995
Kluwer Law International
£208.00
Civil Liability for Transfrontier Pollution
Gerrit BetlemUniversity of Utrecht, Netherlands
ISBN 9781853339516
Published July 1995
Kluwer Law International
£176.00
Negotiating International Regimes
ISBN 9781859660775
Published March 1995
Kluwer Law International
£186.00
Environmental Taxes and Trade Discrimination ISBN 9789041107480
Published December 0002
Kluwer Law International
£175.00
New Technologies and Law of the Marine Environment ISBN 9789041197566
Published December 0002
Kluwer Law International
£146.00