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By Judith M. Bretthauer

This e-book examines the hyperlinks among weather swap and source shortage to violent clash.


Does weather switch reason conflicts? This booklet analyses the industrial, political and social stipulations less than which nations with low degrees of freshwater or arable land event armed clash. There are robust theoretic arguments linking weather switch and shortage of livelihood assets to clash. despite the fact that, empirical debts are contradictory. utilizing qualitative comparative research (fsQCA), this publication compares 22 political, financial and social stipulations throughout 30 international locations experiencing shortage of accessible freshwater or arable land. the consequences express that there are 3 different types of resource-scarce nations that have conflicts: (neo)patrimonial states, oil-rich states which are poorly built-in into the worldwide financial system and least constructed states. additionally, the implications demonstrate that there are different types of source scarce nations that stay peaceable: non-agrarian nations with both even improvement among teams or excessive integration into the worldwide economic system with excessive degrees of adaptive capacities. This explains the contradictory result of earlier empirical experiences and means that source shortage may possibly give a contribution to clash in least built countries.


This publication might be of a lot curiosity to scholars of weather switch, severe defense, peace and clash experiences, and IR in general.

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