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Main Title The anatomy of resource wars /
Author Renner, Michael,
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Prugh, Thomas.
Publisher Worldwatch Institute,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 50908714
ISBN 1878071653; 9781878071651
Subjects Natural resources--Developing countries--Case studies. ; Ressources naturelles. ; Guerres. ; Exploitation des ressources. ; Pays en développement. ; Gewapende conflicten. ; Natuurlijke hulpbronnen. ; Grondstoffen. ; Krieg. ; Rohstoffreserve. ; Environmentalism--Developing countries ; Environmental management--Developing countries
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EKBD  WWI/P-162 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/03/2003
Collation 91 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 71-87) and index.
Contents 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.