GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCESMIDDLE EAST STUDIES

MES520 POLITICAL ECONOMY OF WATER IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Course Code: 8320520
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

This course is aiming at dealing with: a general view of fresh water in global, regional and national scales, theoretical views on human and environmental relations, an analytical capability of political economy of Middle East, concepts such as: virtual water, hydro hegemony, trans-boundary water course, geographical and environmental facts of MENA, the role and impact of fresh water on social, political and economic development, the role and impact of scarcity of fresh water and necessity of structural changes to improve region s position in global political economy.

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