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The geopolitics of resource wars : resource dependence, governance and violence

Author: Philippe Le Billon
Publisher: London ; New York : Frank Cass, 2005.
Series: Cass studies in geopolitics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the 'resource curse' affecting many resource-dependent countries and the spaces of (mis)governance shaping the violent geopolitics of many natural resources.

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Genre/Form: History
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Le Billon
ISBN: 0714656046 9780714656045 071468497X 9780714684970
OCLC Number: 53896584
Notes: "This book is a special issue of the journal Geopolitics"--1st prelim. page.
Description: 277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The geopolitical economy of 'resource wars' / Philippe Le Billon --
Natural resources and civil strife: a two-stage process / Richard M. Auty --
Resource curse? governmentality, oil and power in the Niger Delta, Nigeria / Michael Watts --
Oil and the political economy of conflict in Columbia and beyond: a linkages approach / Thad Dunning and Leslie Wirpsa --
From free oil to "freedom oil": terrorism, war and US geopolitics in the Persian Gulf / Philippe Le Billon and Fouad El Khatib --
Great game or grubby game? the struggle for control of the Caspian / Sarah L. O'Hara --
Resources and conflict in the Caspian Sea / Shannon O'Lear --
Coercive western energy security strategies: 'resource wars' as a new threat to global security / Susanne Peters --
The geopolitics of conflict and diamonds in Sierra Leone / Marilyn Silberfein --
Identity, space and the political economy of conflict in Central Africa / Kevin C. Dunn.
Series Title: Cass studies in geopolitics.
Other Titles: Geopolitics.
Responsibility: edited by Philippe Le Billon.
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