Conflict Causes

 

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Los Recursos y el Conflicto

Los Recursos y el Conflicto

Resources and Conflict

Source: Instituto Español de Estudios Estratégicos, 2016

Author(s): Federico Aznar Fernández-Montesinos

Countries: Bolivia, Canada, China, Denmark, Morocco, Norway, Russia, Spain, United States

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

Los recursos son un factor de conflicto en la medida en que resultan bienes escasos y por tanto suscitan la pugna por su posesión y control añadiéndose a otras causas de conflicto. Resources are a cause of conflict because its scarcity. So, they promote the struggle for its possession and control...

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Political Structure and ‘Dam’ Conflicts: Comparing Cases in Southeast Asia

Political Structure and ‘Dam’ Conflicts: Comparing Cases in Southeast Asia

Source: World Water Council, 2004

Author(s): Ashok Swain and Ang Ming Chee

Countries: Malaysia, Thailand

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

This paper argues that different political structures use different conflict management mechanisms to manage opposition to large hydro projects. Conflicts over the Pak Mun Dam, Thailand (a liberal democracy), and the Bakun Dam, Malaysia (a semi-authoritarian state), are the cases selected for comparison. The export oriented, fast industrialization process brought...

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Conflicts over Natural Resources and the Environment: Economics and Security

Conflicts over Natural Resources and the Environment: Economics and Security

Source: School of Economics, The University of Queensland, 2003

Author(s): Clevo Wilson and Clem Tisdell

Countries: Cambodia, China, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Thailand, Vietnam

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

The existence of natural resources has given rise to conflicts in many parts of the world (cf. Klare, 2001a,b; Homer-Dixon, 1999; Ghee and Valencia, 1990). As the World Commission on Environment and Development (1987, p.290) points out, “nations have often fought to assert or resist control over war materials, energy...

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América Latina: Petróleo y Conflicto -- Pasado y Presente

América Latina: Petróleo y Conflicto -- Pasado y Presente

Latin America: Oil and Conflict -- Past and Present

Source: Escuela Superior de la Administración Pública (ESAP), 2008

Author(s): Luis Humberto Hernández

Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 14/08/2017

 

En el actual escenario con ictivo mundial energético presentamos la siguiente re exión sobre la situación petrolera de América Latina a partir de su discurrir pasado y la situación actual. Se ubica inicialmente una breve historia regional del petróleo en el mundo a partir de los hechos fundamentales que le...

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Climate Change, the Erosion of State Sovereignty, and World Order

Climate Change, the Erosion of State Sovereignty, and World Order

Source: Center for Climate and Security, 2016

Author(s): Caitlin E. Werrell and Francesco Femia

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

Climate change and its attendant impacts on natural resources have tra- ditionally been treated as a “soft security” issue—a challenge to be managed, but not necessarily a disruptive factor in international security. Until recently, climate change was primarily the domain of specialized negotiators, such as environmental ministers and individuals present at the...

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Global Food Prices, Regime Type, and Urban Unrest in the Developing World

Global Food Prices, Regime Type, and Urban Unrest in the Developing World

Source: Climate Change and African Political Stability, 2013

Author(s): Cullen S. Hendrix and Stephan Haggard

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Though only 15 percent of world food production is traded on international markets, prices for the remaining 85 percent – which circulates in local, regional, and national markets – are increasingly aligned with world prices. Local climate conditions in major exporting countries can thus have dramatic effects on food prices...

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From Global to Local, Food Insecurity is Associated with Contemporary Armed Conflicts

From Global to Local, Food Insecurity is Associated with Contemporary Armed Conflicts

Source: Journal of Food Security, 2016

Author(s): Ore Koren and Benjamin E. Bagozzi

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Food security has attracted widespread attention in recent years. Yet, scientists and practitioners have predominately understood food security in terms of dietary energy availability and nutrient deficiencies, rather than in terms of food security’s consequential implications for social and political violence. The present study offers the first global evaluation of...

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Natural Resources, Conflict and Investment: Conflict Minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Challenges to Sustainable Investment (Chapter in "International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability")

Natural Resources, Conflict and Investment: Conflict Minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Challenges to Sustainable Investment (Chapter in "International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability")

Source: University of the West of England, 2017

Author(s): Onita Das

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Since 1990, at least 18 violent conflicts have been fuelled by the exploitation of natural resources such as timber, minerals, oil and gas. Sometimes this is caused by environmental damage and the marginalization of local populations who fail to benefit economically from natural resource exploitation. More often it is caused...

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How the Effects of Climate Change are a Contributing Issue in the Escalation and Development of Food Insecurity and Terrorism in Sub-Saharan Africa

How the Effects of Climate Change are a Contributing Issue in the Escalation and Development of Food Insecurity and Terrorism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: Global Education Research Journal, 2017

Author(s): Joao Henrique Tavares

Countries: Chad, Nigeria

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Many researches have recently discussed if there is a direct link between climate change and Terrorism while what really matters is to dialogue about climate change as a multiplier of threats, in order to avoid the depoliticisation of crises. To fight climate change, states must stop taking it as a...

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Ownership Matters: Natural Resources Property Rights and Social Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ownership Matters: Natural Resources Property Rights and Social Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: Political Geography, 2017

Author(s): Tim Wegenast and Gerald Schneider

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Empirical tests of the “resource curse” thesis have provided inconclusive evidence for the claim that natural resource abundance increases the risk of social conflict. The present article argues, based on a novel political economy framework and a new data set, that it is important to analyze how states regulate the...

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