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In this paper we consider the problem of resource management for a Direct Sequence Code Division Multiple Access (DS-CDMA) wireless Visual Sensor Network (VSN) in a generalized fading environment. In a VSN application, the primary goal is ensuring that maximum video quality is achieved in spite of the prevailing network resource constraints. The Nash Bargaining Solution (NBS) was used in determining the transmission power and source and channel coding rates for each node. The nodes in the network negotiate in order to determine their transmission parameters. The task is to optimize the transmission powers (which are continuous) and the source and channel coding rates (which are discrete) for all the network nodes. Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) is used to solve the mixed-integer optimization that arises. The analysis was carried out for a myriad of wireless multipath fading environments using a unified moment generating function (MGF) approach.