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Natural resources and social conflict : towards critical environmental security

Author: Matthew A Schnurr; Larry A Swatuk
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Series: International political economy series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together international scholars reflecting on the theory and practice of international security, human security, natural resources and environmental change. It contributes by 'centring the margins' and privileging alternative conceptions and understandings of environmental (in)security.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew A Schnurr; Larry A Swatuk
ISBN: 9780230297838 0230297838
OCLC Number: 794607123
Description: xvi, 247 s
Contents: Introduction: Towards Critical Environmental Security; M. Schnurr & L. Swatuk What Are We Really Looking For? From Eco-violence to Environmental Injustice; Stoett Climatic Security and the Tipping Point Conception of the Earth System; C. Russill Insecurities of Non-Dominance: Re-Theorizing Human Security and Environmental Change in Developed States; W. Greaves Water and Security in Africa: State-Centric Narratives, Human Insecurities; L. Swatuk Avoiding the Resource Curse in Ghana: Assessing the Options; P. Arthur Sexual Violence, Coltan and the Democratic Republic of Congo; S. Whitman 'The Elephant in the Room?' Peak Oil on the Security Agenda; S. Mulligan Dirty Security? Tar Sands, Energy Security and Environmental Violence; P. Le Billon & A. Carter Loud Bangs and Quiet Canadians: An analysis of oil patch sabotage in British Columbia, Canada; C. Arsenault Bodies on the Line: The In/Security of Everyday Life in Aamjiwnaang; S. Wiebe Afterward: Ecoviolence, Security, Geopolitics; S. Dalby
Series Title: International political economy series
Responsibility: edited by Matthew A. Schnurr and Larry A. Swatuk

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