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Conclusion

Alfred Greiner and Willi Semmler

in The Global Environment, Natural Resources, and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328233
eISBN:
9780199869985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328233.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. The first part of the book analyzed in a small-scale model the interrelation between economic growth, the ... More


Global Economic and Environmental Impacts of an ETR in Europe

Stefan Giljum, Christian Lutz, and Christine Polzin

in Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyses the results of the scenario simulations delivered by the GINFORS model regarding the economic and environmental impact of an ETR implemented in Europe on the rest of the world. ... More


Armed Violence, Natural Resources, and the Environment

Liam Downey

in Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how natural resource extraction and armed violence cause social and environmental harm. It first considers armed violence as one of several overlapping and mutually reinforcing ... More


Regulation of Resources

Alfred Greiner and Willi Semmler

in The Global Environment, Natural Resources, and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328233
eISBN:
9780199869985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328233.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter exemplifies the problem of resource regulation by studying the tax rate as regulatory instrument. It presents a prototype intertemporal model of resource extraction with three state ... More


The backlash against indigenous rights in Ecuador’s citizen’s revolution

Carmen Martínez Novo

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0033
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that the parallel processes of political centralization and privileging the extraction of natural resources to finance a stronger state that have taken place during the government ... More


Protecting the Environment during and after Resource Extraction

Ruth Greenspan Bell

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Natural resources extraction inevitably imposes environmental damage including diversion of scarce water away from pressing local needs, disruption of fragile ecosystems, and longer-range and often ... More


Innovation and the Green Paradox

Ralph A. Winter

in Climate Policy and Nonrenewable Resources: The Green Paradox and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027885
eISBN:
9780262319836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027885.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a simple dynamic general equilibrium model of fossil fuel extraction when a backstop technology is available. We investigate the possibility of a Green-Paradox outcome as a ... More


Understanding State Making

Rolf Schwarz

in War and State Building in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037929
eISBN:
9780813042138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037929.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces the concepts employed in this book. States are not created at a single specific instant and do not remain static thereafter; they change, adapting to different circumstances. ... More


Multiculturalism Versus Polycentric Pluralism: Vulnerability Challenges Post-Materialist Values on Ecuador’s Oil Extraction Frontier

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West

in Who Speaks for Nature?: Indigenous Movements, Public Opinion, and the Petro-State in Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908959
eISBN:
9780190908980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908959.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics

In this chapter we analyze data from our original nationwide survey in Ecuador and find that respondents do not express concern for the environment in accordance with predictions of post-materialist ... More


Trailblazing: Producing Landscapes, Extracting Profits, Inserting Risk

Gregory L. Simon

in Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292802
eISBN:
9780520966161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292802.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter illuminates how the production of vulnerability proceeds through—and is supported by—interconnected economic development and resource use activities across city and regional scales. It ... More


Hope in the Poetry of a Fractured Ocean

Teresa Shewry

in Hope At Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691579
eISBN:
9781452952390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691579.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter three focuses more directly on literary works that illuminate open, promising futures in relation to the transnational forces that shape life in the ocean. New Zealand poets Hone Tuwhare, ... More


Exploring the Contradiction of Extractive Populism Between Domestic and International Politics in Ecuador

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West

in Who Speaks for Nature?: Indigenous Movements, Public Opinion, and the Petro-State in Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908959
eISBN:
9780190908980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908959.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 focuses on polycentric pluralism, mostly at the international and national levels, sidelining vulnerability as a principal cause of environmental attitudes. After briefly introducing ... More


Epilogue: The Kindly Solemn Face of the Female Buddha

Charlene Makley

in The Battle for Fortune: State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719646
eISBN:
9781501719653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719646.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This short epilogue restates and emphasizes the importance of an anthropological approach to contested presence in state-led development efforts with reference to the post-protest Olympic campaigns ... More


Does Prior Consultation Diminish Extractive Conflict or Channel It to New Venues?: Evidence From Ecuador and the Andes

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West

in Who Speaks for Nature?: Indigenous Movements, Public Opinion, and the Petro-State in Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908959
eISBN:
9780190908980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908959.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics

Extending the argument that individual political interests overrule structural identities based on ethnicities or social values, we argue in chapter 3 that mobilization against extraction has emerged ... More


Long War Finance in Perspective

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This concluding chapter returns to the arguments presented in the previous chapters and emphasizes that how states pay for long wars provides leaders with opportunities to expand or contract the ... More


Neighbors

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Mining companies have developed various tactics to overcome local opposition, but also to assert a sense of “belonging” in a contentious social landscape. They invoke alluring narratives about jobs, ... More


The Melodious Sound of the Right-Turning Conch: Historiography and Buddhist Counterdevelopment in Langmo Village

Charlene Makley

in The Battle for Fortune: State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719646
eISBN:
9781501719653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719646.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter moves further upriver to one of the poorest villages in the valley, an important rival community to Kharnak village (the focus of Chapter 3). The chapter begins with an account of the ... More


Dealing with Expropriations: General Guidelines for Oil Production Contracts

Roberto Rigobon

in The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013796
eISBN:
9780262275538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013796.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The aim of this chapter is to understand the motives behind the contracting problem faced by the government, in the process attempting to rationalize the choices of instruments that are used in ... More


How to Effectively Speak for Nature?

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West

in Who Speaks for Nature?: Indigenous Movements, Public Opinion, and the Petro-State in Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908959
eISBN:
9780190908980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908959.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics

Our conclusion strives to reconcile environmentalism as studied via survey responses with environmentalism as studied via social movements. We conclude that these two approaches may seem to yield ... More


Taxation and Currency Reserves During the Russo-Japanese War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter continues to explore external war finance while also emphasizing the capacity to extract revenue, this time by comparing Japanese and Russian war finance policies. The Japanese ... More


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