The Resource Environment, scarcity, and violence, Thomas F. Homer-Dixon

Environment, scarcity, and violence, Thomas F. Homer-Dixon

Label
Environment, scarcity, and violence
Title
Environment, scarcity, and violence
Statement of responsibility
Thomas F. Homer-Dixon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Earth's human population is expected to pass eight billion by the year 2025, while rapid growth in the global economy will spur ever increasing demands for natural resources. The world will consequently face growing scarcities of such vital renewable resources as cropland, fresh water, and forests. Thomas Homer-Dixon argues in this sobering book that these environmental scarcities will have profound social consequences--contributing to insurrections, ethnic clashes, urban unrest, and other forms of civil violence, especially in the developing world. Homer-Dixon synthesizes work from a wide
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
303.6
Index
index present
LC call number
HN981.V5 H65 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Environment, scarcity, and violence, Thomas F. Homer-Dixon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Overview; 3. Two Centuries of Debate; 4. Environmental Scarcity; 5. Interactions and Social Effects; 6. Ingenuity and Adaptation; 7. Violence; 8. Conclusions; Notes; General Readings on Environmental Security; Index
Control code
ocn667070392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282457843
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9780691089799
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.b32244344
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)667070392
  • pebcs0691089795

Library Locations

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