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On the edge of scarcity : environment, resources, population, sustainability, and conflict

Author: Michael N Dobkowski; Isidor Wallimann
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2002.
Series: Syracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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Michael N. Dobkowski and Isidor Wallimann establish a disturbing but realistic scenario of the disastrous future that awaits humankind as surplus populations collide with dwindling resources. Authors consider a number of cause-and-effect situations on industrialization, biophysical limits, exponential population growth, and genocide, to name a few. This volume is a critical contribution to the field and will serve  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
On the edge of scarcity.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)647176443
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael N Dobkowski; Isidor Wallimann
ISBN: 0815629184 9780815629184 0815629435 9780815629436
OCLC Number: 49894779
Notes: Revised edition of: The coming age of scarcity. 1st ed. 1998.
Description: xxxi, 204 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Globalization and security / John B. Cobb, Jr.--
Global industrial civilization / Chris H. Lewis --
Biophysical limits to the human exploration of nature / John M. Gowdy --
Our unsustainable society ... and the alternative / Ted Trainer --
Population and immigration / Virginia Deane Abernethy --
Population, technology, and development / Craig Dilworth --
Scarcity and its social impacts / Kurt Finsterbusch --
Foundations and the context of contemporary conflict / Joseph A. Tainter --
Sustainable development and human security / Waltraud Queiser Morales --
Scarcity and genocide / Roger W. Smith --
Globalization and genocide / David Norman Smith --
Feminization of global scarcity and violence / Waltraud Queiser Morales --
Scarcity, genocides, and the postmodern individual / Leon Rappoport.
Series Title: Syracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution.
Other Titles: Scarcity
Coming age of scarcity.
Responsibility: edited by Michael N. Dobkowski and Isidor Wallimann ; with a foreword by John K. Roth.
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