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Author Renner, Michael, 1957-
Title Anatomy of resource wars / Michael Renner.
Publisher [Washington, D.C.] : Worldwatch Institute
Pages 91 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Worldwatch paper
Issue/Number no.162
Notes "October 2002."
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 71-87) and index.
Notes The relationship between resources and conflict -- The nature of resource conflicts -- Lootability and obstructability: factors in resource exploitation -- The resource curse -- The proliferation of arms and combatants -- How conflicts are financed by natural resource pillage -- Sierra Leone and Liberia: trapped in a vicious cycle? -- Democratic Republic of the Congo: the new wealth grab -- Angola: diamonds versus oil -- Colombia: narcotics, petroleum, and indigenous peoples -- How resource extraction can trigger conflict -- Indonesia: the Suharto legacy -- Bougainville: copper and secession -- Nigeria: repression in the delta -- Collateral damage: the environmental toll -- Sanctions, certification systems, and economic diversification.
ISBN 1878071653
Languages English
Programme Areas Ex-Situ Conservation
Keywords Environmental awareness; Environmental management
Organization Worldwatch Institute
Location HC59.7 R45 2002
Holdings 1
Type Monograph
Category GEN