Research Handbook on International Water Law

Research Handbooks in International Law series

Edited by Stephen C. McCaffrey, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, US, Christina Leb, Platform for International Water Law, University of Geneva, Switzerland and Riley T. Denoon, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, US

The Research Handbook on International Water Law surveys the field of the law of shared freshwater resources. In some 30 chapters, it covers subjects ranging from the general principles operative in the field and international groundwater law to the human right to water and whether international water law is prepared to cope with climate disruption. The authors are internationally recognized experts in the field, most with years of experience.

‘This book is a timely addition to the discourse on transboundary water management and is an excellent collection of interrelated papers written by academics and practitioners exploring and analysing international water law from diverse perspectives. In the range of topics that this compilation covers, it is a definitive guide to the rapidly growing areas of concern of international water resource allocation, water management and dispute resolution.’
– Roopa Madhav, LEAD: Law, Environment and Development Journal

2019 584 pp Hardback 978 1 78536 807 3 £205.00 £184.50 $315.00 $283.50

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