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Ecoviolence : links among environment, population and security

Author: Thomas F Homer-Dixon; Jessica Blitt
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the links between environmental scarcities of key renewal resources - such as cropland, fresh water, and forests - and violent rebellions, insurgencies, and ethnic clashes in developing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ecoviolence.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1998
(OCoLC)607194459
Online version:
Ecoviolence.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1998
(OCoLC)607828437
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F Homer-Dixon; Jessica Blitt
ISBN: 0847688690 9780847688692 0847688704 9780847688708
OCLC Number: 39130432
Description: vi, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : a theoretical overview / Thomas Homer-Dixon and Jessica Blitt --
The case of Chiapas, Mexico / Philip Howard and Thomas Homer-Dixon --
The case of Gaza / Kimberley Kelly and Thomas Homer-Dixon --
The case of South Africa / Valerie Percival and Thomas Homer-Dixon --
The case of Pakistan / Peter Gizewski and Thomas Homer-Dixon --
The case of Rwanda / Valerie Percival and Thomas Homer-Dixon --
Key findings / Thomas Homer-Dixon and Jessica Blitt.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Homer-Dixon and Jessica Blitt.

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These days speculation is rampant about whether environmental stresses and scarcities are factors contributing to violent conflict within societies. This volume-based on carefully structured case Read more...

 
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