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Resource Wars Reframed

Philippe Le Billon

in Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333462
eISBN:
9780190235673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333462.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses the main perspectives on resource wars, presenting key concepts and a brief historical overview. Dominated by socio-biological and geopolitical explanations of struggles over ... More


Is Oil Worth Fighting For? Evidence from Three Cases

Christopher J. Fettweis

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/9780262014977.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Oil is one of the non-renewable resources available on the planet, and its scarcity is inevitable if the supply does not meet the growing demand in the current scenario, and it may even lead to ... More


Resource Scarcity and Environmental Degradation: Analyzing International Conflict and Cooperation

Shlomi Dinar

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/9780262014977.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This introduction starts with a note on the general relationship between natural resources, their scarcity, conflicts, cooperation, and environmental problems, along with how these issues motivate ... More


Introduction

Philippe Le Billon

in Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333462
eISBN:
9780190235673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333462.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter presents the major arguments, approach and structure of the book.


The Political Economy of Intrastate Conflicts

Gilbert M. Khadiagala and Dimpho Motsamai

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Political economy analyses of intrastate conflicts have focused on the links between resource scarcities, distributional inequities, and political marginalization. As well, scholars agree that ... More


Difference as Strategy in International Indigenous Peoples’ Movements

Jodi Melamed

in Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capitalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674244
eISBN:
9781452947426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674244.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses global resource wars and the movement of indigenous people against such wars. Global resource wars are the forceful privatization and commodification of land, resources, goods ... More


Prologue: The Great Ocean: How Others Tried to Ride Its Waves

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter illustrates the presence of war in the Pacific islands and its impacts. Before World War II, the actions of the future Allies in relation to the Pacific islands revealed one ... More


‘Recuperating all that we have lost and forgotten’: environmental justice in the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Bolivia)

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Discussions of environmental justice in Bolivia tend not to focus on the siting of hazardous waste and processing facilities, as in the United States and Europe, but, rather, to emphasise issues such ... More


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