Search for dissertations about: "Water conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words Water conflict.

  1. 1. The Water Taboo : Restraining the Weaponisation of Water in International Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University

    Author : Charlotte Grech-Madin; Uppsala universitet.; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water weaponisation; water taboo; international armed conflict; international relations; norms; international law; environmental security; Kargil War; Gulf War; India; United States; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do nation states in conflict with one another refrain from weaponising water? Water has long been a standard weapon of armed conflict. In the post-World War II period, however, nation states in international conflict have made concerted efforts to restrain its weaponisation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Why states cooperate over shared water: The water negotiations in the Jordan River Basin

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anders Jägerskog; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Negotiation; transboundary; Palestine; water; regime; conflict; cooperation; discourse; experts; risk; Israel; Jordan; Palestinakonflikten; vattenförsörjning; mellanöstern; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is on foreign-policy decision-making in circumstances of water scarcity. In particular the study focuses on how the issue of water has been treated in the interstate negotiations within the Peace Process between Israel and the Palestinians and Israel and Jordan. It also analyses the implementation phase. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sharing Water in Africa Comparative Analysis of the Limpopo and Orange-Senqu River Basins in SADC and the Juba and Shabelle River Basins in the Horn of Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Abdullahi Elmi Mohamed; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Shared water; international river basins; river cooperation; water resources; conflicts; SADC and Horn of African regions; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : As water resources management becomes increasingly critical and many countries in the arid and semi-arid regions are increasingly forced to consider the possibilities of utilizing the water that is available in international rivers. Thus, the concerns relating to the use of international waters in shared rivers are becoming more important. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sharing the Good - Modes of Managing Water Resources in the Lower Mekong River Basin

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Joakim Öjendal; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water; water management; conflict; Mekong; Lower Mekong Basin; Cambodia; development; alternative development; hydropolitics; Southeast Asia;

    Abstract : The general purpose of this thesis is to provide an empirically based study of International River Basin management in order to contribute to the global policy debate on water resources management and the role of water in the development process. The thesis reviews the recent ‘water management’ debate and a number of theoretical positions on the topic. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate, Conflict and Coping Capacity The Impact of Climate Variability on Organized Violence

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Nina von Uexkull; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; civil conflict; communal conflict; climate change; climate variability; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; geo-referenced event data; agricultural dependence; vulnerability; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Understanding the conflict potential of climate variability is critical for assessing and dealing with the societal implications of climate change. Yet, it remains poorly understood under what circumstances – and how – extreme weather events and variation in precipitation patterns affect organized violence. READ MORE