Water Politics in the Middle East: A Context for Conflict or Cooperation?, Water in the Middle East: A Geography of Peace, and Water Conflict: Economics, Politics, Law and the Palestinian-Israeli Water Resources
Water has generally been ignored in studies of the Middle East in favor of the minutiae of ideological disputes within the now-forgotten political movements. More attention is being paid to water now, but there are still some faults.
In the Middle East, a rapidly expanding population is making even more rapidly expanding demands upon the water supply.
Miriam Lowi, in a book that is by and large thoroughly researched and amply documented, considers the Jordan River basin from both a politico economic and geographical perspective, and attempts comparisons (chapter 3) with other ri