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Responses to Alternative Forms of Mineral Scarcity: Conflict and Cooperation

Deborah J. Shields and Slavko V. Šolar

in Beyond Resource Wars: Scarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014977
eISBN:
9780262295505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014977.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter, which starts with a brief discussion on minerals, their historical use, and their current role in both human life and economic systems, mainly examines mineral scarcity, its major ... More


Shifting Ethics, Rising Bars

Yossi Sheffi

in The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

With the rise of social media and 24×7 news cycles comes a growing brand risk based on public opinions of suppliers’ actions, especially for consumer-facing companies. Chapter 11 covers corporate ... More


The Controversial New Disclosure Requirements in Dodd–Frank

Paul H. Schultz

in Perspectives on Dodd-Frank and Finance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028035
eISBN:
9780262325929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028035.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, Paul Schultz discusses two controversial parts of the Dodd-Frank Act: the conflict minerals rule and the internal pay equity rule. The conflict minerals rule requires companies to ... More


Resource conflict and the environment

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Resource conflict and environmental degradation are in reality two-sides of the same security challenge coin. Both address the issue of natural resource abundance and scarcity and how societies deal ... More


Corporations, Governance Networks, and Conflict in the Developing World

Virginia Haufler

in The New Power Politics: Networks and Transnational Security Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190604493
eISBN:
9780190604530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604493.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While the push to regulate rough diamonds occurred quickly, was negotiated in a multi-stakeholder forum that included almost the entire diamond market, and resulted in a single comprehensive ... More


The New Power Politics: Networks and Transnational Security Governance

Deborah Avant and Oliver Westerwinter (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190604493
eISBN:
9780190604530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604493.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Traditional analyses of global security cannot explain the degree to which there is “governance” of important security issues—from combatting piracy to curtailing nuclear proliferation to reducing ... More


Diamonds

Christine Cheng

in Extralegal Groups in Post-Conflict Liberia: How Trade Makes the State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199673346
eISBN:
9780191755910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199673346.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In Liberia’s diamond sector, the dynamics of the BOPC Group show how diamond mines remain vulnerable to takeover long after war has ended. From mining to taxing to exporting, West African governments ... More


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