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The Evolution of the Natural Resource Curse Thesis: A Critical Literature Survey

The Evolution of the Natural Resource Curse Thesis: A Critical Literature Survey

Source: Resources Policy, 2017

Author(s): Ramez Abubakr Badeeb, Hooi Hooi Lean, and Jeremy Clark

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 24/04/2017

 

This paper surveys the natural resource curse. We review the mechanisms through which resource wealth might slow economic growth, and the empirical studies that test for an effect overall, or on factors associated with growth. We include more recent studies suggesting the resource curse reflects only empirical misspecification. After reflecting...

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Oil and Diamonds as Causes of Civil War in Sub-Saharan Africa: Under What Conditions?

Oil and Diamonds as Causes of Civil War in Sub-Saharan Africa: Under What Conditions?

Source: Colombia Internacional, 2009

Author(s): Tim Wegenast and Matthias Basedau

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 20/04/2017

 

Recent research has increasingly questioned the link between natural resources and violent conflict while stressing the importance of resource-specific context conditions under which internal conflicts become more likely. This paper engages in a systematic analysis of six of these resource-specific conditions comparing 15 African oil and diamond producing countries. Employing...

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Territorios, Conflicto Armado y Política en el Caquetá : 1900-2010

Territorios, Conflicto Armado y Política en el Caquetá : 1900-2010

Territories, Armed Conflict and Policy in Caquetá: 1900 -2010

Source: Universidad de los Andes, 2015

Author(s): Teófilo Vásquez Delgado

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

En el imaginario generalizado de la opinión pública de Colombia, la región de El Caguán aparece relacionada con la zona de despeje otorgada a las farc por el presidente Pastrana entre 1998 y el 2002 para facilitar los fallidos diálogos de paz con este grupo insurgente. Esta asociación natural con...

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Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia

Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia

Source: Monthly Review, 2011

Author(s): Oliver Villar and Drew Cottle

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

Since the late 1990s, the United States has funneled billions of dollars in aid to Colombia, ostensibly to combat the illicit drug trade and State Department-designated terrorist groups. The result has been a spiral of violence that continues to take lives and destabilize Colombian society. This book asks an obvious...

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Climate Change and the Risk of Violent Conflicts in Southern Africa

Climate Change and the Risk of Violent Conflicts in Southern Africa

Source: Global Crisis Solutions, 2011

Author(s): Ashok Swain, Ranjula Bali Swain, Anders Themnér, and Florian Krampe

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Governance

Added: 20/04/2017

 

The aim of this study is to identify areas in the Zambezi River Basin that are prone to the risk of violent conflict (collective violence, popular unrest) induced by climatic changes/variability. The 3,500 kilometer long Zambezi River plays an indispensible role for southern African socioeconomic life. 128 million people inhabit...

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Water Wars: Fact or Fiction?

Water Wars: Fact or Fiction?

Source: Science Direct, 2001

Author(s): Ashok Swain

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

It is often said that future wars will be fought over water, not oil. These water wars are predicted to take place over the sharing of international rivers. Recently, the world has witnessed several inter-state river-sharing disputes, but almost all of them have not crossed the critical threshold of becoming...

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The Indus II and Siachen Peace Park: Pushing the India–Pakistan Peace Process Forward

The Indus II and Siachen Peace Park: Pushing the India–Pakistan Peace Process Forward

Source: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs , 2009

Author(s): Ashok Swain

Countries: India, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 20/04/2017

 

The peace process between India and Pakistan, which started in 2000, moved very slowly before coming to a standstill following the terror attack on Mumbai in November 2008. This article argues that both these two South Asian neighbours need to focus on new areas of bilateral cooperation, which might help...

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Routledge Handbook of Environmental Conflict and Peacebuilding

Routledge Handbook of Environmental Conflict and Peacebuilding

Source: Routledge, 2018

Author(s): Ashok Swain and Joakim Öjendal

Countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burma, Cambodia, Columbia, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Nepal, Rwanda

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 20/04/2017

 

The past two decades have witnessed the emergence of a large body of research examining the linkage between environmental scarcity, violent conflict and cooperation. However, this environmental security polemic is still trying to deliver a well-defined approach to achieving peace. Studies are being undertaken to find the precise pathways by...

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Environment and Conflict: Analysing the Developing World

Environment and Conflict: Analysing the Developing World

Source: Uppsala University Department of Peace and Conflict Research, 1993

Author(s): Ashok Swain

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 20/04/2017

 

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Environmental Trap: The Ganges River Diversion, Bangladeshi Migration and Conflicts in India

Environmental Trap: The Ganges River Diversion, Bangladeshi Migration and Conflicts in India

Source: Uppsala University Department of Peace and Conflict Research, 1996

Author(s): Ashok Swain

Countries: Bangladesh, India

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

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