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Subnational Hydropolitics: Conflict, Cooperation, and Institution-Building in Shared River Basins

Scott M. Moore


The prospect of international conflict over water has long been the subject of academic and popular concern, but subnational political conflict is considerably more common, and almost certainly imposes greater economic and environmental costs. Indeed, subnational hydropolitics are an important feature of several large countries, including the United States, India, and China. Moreover, disputes between water users in shared river basins have often persisted despite repeated attempts by central governments to resolve them through both persuasion and coercion. Yet despite the growing threat of wa ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190864101
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190864101.001.0001


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Scott M. Moore, author