Conflict Causes

 

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Oil Discoveries, Shifting Power, and Civil Conflict

Oil Discoveries, Shifting Power, and Civil Conflict

Source: International Studies Quarterly, 2015

Author(s): Curtis Bell and Scott Wolford

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources

Added: 22/07/2017

 

Can the discovery of petroleum resources increase the risk of civil conflict even before their exploitation? We argue that it can, but only in poorer states where oil revenues threaten to alter the balance of power between regimes and their opponents, rendering bargains in the present obsolete in the future....

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Oil, Natural Gas, and Intrastate Conflict: Does Ownership Matter?

Oil, Natural Gas, and Intrastate Conflict: Does Ownership Matter?

Source:  International Interactions, 2016

Author(s): Tim Wegenast

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 22/07/2017

 

The impact of natural resources on intrastate violence has been increasingly analyzed in the peace and conflict literature. Surprisingly, little quantitative evidence has been gathered on the effects of the resource-ownership structure on internal violence. This article uses a novel data set on oil and natural gas property rights, covering...

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Contested Waters: Subnational Conflict in Pakistan

Contested Waters: Subnational Conflict in Pakistan

Source: United States Institute for Peace, 2017

Author(s): Daanish Mustafa, Giovanna Gioli, Milan Karner, and Imran Khan

Countries: Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/07/2017

 

Based on interviews with decision makers and communities at the provincial, municipal, and village watercourse levels, this report reviews the evidence for water-related conflict at local, provincial, and interprovincial scales in Pakistan. It shows how water—a precious, unique, and finite resource—is not only contested in itself but also drafted as...

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Water Conflict Chronology Timeline

Water Conflict Chronology Timeline

Source: Pacific Institute, 2017

Author(s): Pacific Institute

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/07/2017

 

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Energy from the Foodbowl: Associated Land-Use Conflicts, Risks and Wicked Problems

Energy from the Foodbowl: Associated Land-Use Conflicts, Risks and Wicked Problems

Source: Landscape and Urban Planning, 2016

Author(s): Jo-Anne Everingham, Nina Collins, Jim Cavaye, Will Rifkin, Sue Vinke, Thomas Baumgartl, and Daniel Rodriguez

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Programming

Added: 12/07/2017

 

This article reports on a study of an agricultural region in southeast Queensland, Australia that is undergoing rapid change with development of an extensive coal seam gas industry and some large open cut coal mines. The region has become a locus of land use conflict between various industries: farming, grazing,...

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Human Rights and State-Corporate Crimes in the Practice of Gas Flaring in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Human Rights and State-Corporate Crimes in the Practice of Gas Flaring in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Source: Critical Criminology, 2016

Author(s): M. Raymond Izarali

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 12/07/2017

 

This article addresses the social harm of gas flaring by petroleum companies in the Niger Delta, Nigeria and makes a conceptual case for human rights and state-corporate crimes. It outlines the human and environmental harms caused, the role of the state and Shell and other corporate entities in producing such...

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Climate Change, Migration, and Human Rights: Law and Policy Perspectives (Chapter in "Climate Migration and Conflicts: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?")

Climate Change, Migration, and Human Rights: Law and Policy Perspectives (Chapter in "Climate Migration and Conflicts: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?")

Source: Routledge, 2017

Author(s): Lennart Olsson

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation

Added: 12/07/2017

 

Climate Change already having serious impacts on the lives of millions of people across the world. These impacts are not only ecological, but also social, economic and legal. Among the most significant of such impacts is climate change-induced migration. The implications of this on human rights raise pressing questions, which...

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The Future of Transboundary Water Conflicts

The Future of Transboundary Water Conflicts

Source: Political Science Quarterly, 2016

Author(s): Miroslav Nincic and Matthew Weiss

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

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High Asia: The International Dynamics of Climate Change and Water Security

High Asia: The International Dynamics of Climate Change and Water Security

Source: The Journal of Asian Studies, 2017

Author(s): Alana M. Wilson, Sierra Gladfelter, Mark W. Williams, Sonika Shahi, Prashant Baral, Richard Armstrong, and Adina Racoviteanu

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

Asia, a region grappling with the impacts of climate change, increasing natural disasters, and transboundary water issues, faces major challenges to water security. Water resources there are closely tied to the dramatic Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) mountain range, where over 46,000 glaciers hold some of the largest repositories of fresh water...

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Urban Land Conflict in the Global South: Towards an Analytical Framework

Urban Land Conflict in the Global South: Towards an Analytical Framework

Source: Urban Studies, 2016

Author(s): Melanie Lombard and Carole Rakodi

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Land

Added: 12/07/2017

 

In cities of the Global South, access to land is a pressing concern. Typically neither states nor markets provide suitable land for all users, especially low-income households. In the context of urban growth and inequality, acute competition for land and the regulatory failures of states often result in conflict, which...

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