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The Resource Curse without Natural Resources: Expectations of Resource Booms and Their Impact 

The Resource Curse without Natural Resources: Expectations of Resource Booms and Their Impact 

Source: African Affairs, 2017

Author(s): Jędrzej George Frynas, Geoffrey Wood, and Timothy Hinks

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance

Added: 06/07/2017

 

Many resource-rich countries have experienced a range of negative economic and political effects from natural resource extraction, often lumped together as the ‘resource curse’. This article investigates to what extent expectations of future natural resource booms in São Tomé e Príncipe and Madagascar led to ‘resource curse’ effects, even though...

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Resources and Governance in Sierra Leone’s Civil War

Resources and Governance in Sierra Leone’s Civil War

Source: Journal of Development Studies, 2016

Author(s): Maarten Voors, Peter Van Der Windt, Kostadis J. Papaioannou, and Erwin Bulte

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance

Added: 06/07/2017

 

We empirically investigate the role of natural resources, and governance in explaining variation in the intensity of conflict during the 1991–2002 civil war in Sierra Leone. As a proxy for governance quality we exploit exogenous variation in political competition at the level of the chieftaincy. As a proxy for resources...

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Security and Human Right to Water in Central Asia

Security and Human Right to Water in Central Asia

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Miguel Ángel and Pérez Martín

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/07/2017

 

This series focuses on the indissoluble links uniting security, development and human rights as the three pillars of the UN, and the foundation of global governance. It takes into account how rising Asia has dramatically impacted the three pillars at the national, international and global levels of governance, but redirects...

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Environmental Security in the Arctic: The Case for Muiltilevel Governance

Environmental Security in the Arctic: The Case for Muiltilevel Governance

Source: International Journal, 2011

Author(s): Olav Schram Stokke

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Governance

Added: 06/07/2017

 

Can the rapid changes associated with a warmer Arctic give rise to international conflicts and undermine the environmental security of the region? What division of labour between Arctic institutions and broader regimes can provide governance of regional economic activities that is effective as well as legitimate? In this article, I...

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Peacebuilding and Resource Crimes: White-Collar Criminalization and Associated Human Rights Abuses in Post-War Natural Resources Sectors

Peacebuilding and Resource Crimes: White-Collar Criminalization and Associated Human Rights Abuses in Post-War Natural Resources Sectors

Source: University of British Columbia - Vancouver, 2017

Author(s): Philippe Le Billon

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 03/07/2017

 

With increased resource extraction and hybrid forms of governance, postwar situations can present an opportune context for white-collar crime in resource sectors-including corruption, tax evasion, land dispossession, and illegal resource exploitation. Based on four case studies, white-collar crime is frequently legitimated under the guise of reconstruction and economic growth strategies,...

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Deforestactión, Políticas Nacionales y Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas en la Amazonía Colombiana

Deforestactión, Políticas Nacionales y Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas en la Amazonía Colombiana

Deforestation, National Policies, and Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Colombian Amazon

Source: Forest Peoples Programme and DEDISE (Colectivo Derechos, Diversidad y Selvas), 2016

Author(s): Joaquín Carrizosa, Mayra Tenjo Hurtado, and Paula Álvarez Roa

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/07/2017

 

En todo el mundo la deforestación continua a un ritmo alarmante, con un aproximado de 12 a 15 millones de hectáreas de bosques perdidas cada año. Este proceso, y adicionalmente la degradación de suelos, ocurre principalmente en los trópicos, para ser más precisos en 10 países que concentran el 87%...

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Coexistence and Conflict: IWRM and Large-Scale Water Infrastructure Development in Piura, Peru

Coexistence and Conflict: IWRM and Large-Scale Water Infrastructure Development in Piura, Peru

Source: Water Alternatives, 2017

Author(s): Megan Mills-Novoa and Rossi Taboada Hermoza

Countries: Peru

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Despite the emphasis of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) on 'soft' demand-side management, large-scale water infrastructure is increasingly being constructed in basins managed under an IWRM framework. While there has been substantial research on IWRM, few scholars have unpacked how IWRM and large-scale water infrastructure development coexist and conflict. Piura,...

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The Security of the Caspian Sea Region

The Security of the Caspian Sea Region

Source: Stockholm Environmental Peace Research Institute, 2001

Author(s): Gennady Chufrin

Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Over the past decade, the Caspian Sea region has risen from relative obscurity to considerable prominence in global affairs. Its vast natural resources, oil and natural gas among them, have attracted widespread international interest since the early 1990s. The international developments in the wake of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attack...

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No Extraction without Representation: The Ethno-Regional Oil Curse and Secessionist Conflict

No Extraction without Representation: The Ethno-Regional Oil Curse and Secessionist Conflict

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2017

Author(s): Philipp Hunziker and Lars-Erik Cederman

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 01/07/2017

 

A large body of literature claims that oil production increases the risk of civil war. However, a growing number of skeptics argue that the oil–conflict link is not causal, but merely an artifact of flawed research designs. This article re-evaluates whether – and where – oil causes conflict by employing...

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Oil, Domestic Conflict, and Opportunities for Democratization

Oil, Domestic Conflict, and Opportunities for Democratization

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2014

Author(s): Jeff D Colgan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 01/07/2017

 

The resource curse literature suggests two stylized facts about oil-producing states (‘petrostates’) that are not easily reconciled with each other. On one hand, petrostates experience more frequent civil wars than non-petrostates. On the other hand, petrostates have more robust and long-lasting autocratic regimes. This is puzzling because one might expect...

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