Sökning: "Resource wars"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 9 avhandlingar innehållade orden Resource wars.

  1. 1. Land Matters. Agrofuels, Unequal Exchange, and Appropriation of Ecological Space

    Detta är en avhandling från Human Ecology Division, Lund University

    Författare :Kenneth Hermele; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Land; Agrofuels; Ecologically unequal exchange; Environmental load displacement; Land grabbing; Malthus; Brazil; Ethanol; Resource wars; Land Use change; Indirect land use change;

    Sammanfattning : As a global society we are entering an era where land areas and land-based resources are coming to the fore once again for capital accumulation and economic growth, for the first time since the end of the 18th century when Malthus forecasted a contradiction between population growth and agricultural output. That constraint on economic growth, imposed by limited land areas, was overcome by the combination of fossil fuels (coal, oil) and appropriation of space overseas (colonialism, trade). LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays in Institutional and Development Economics

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Heather Congdon Fors; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutions; property rights; resource rents; rent seeking; child labor;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1: "Congo: The Prize of Predation" Abstract: The article analyzes the war against Mobutu (1996-97) and the more recent war (1998- ) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with particular attention to greed and grievance as motivating factors in these two wars. Whereas the authors' usage of the term "greed" simply reflects the desire to gain control of natural resource rents, they model "grievance" as deliberate institutional differences, implemented by the ruler, between the formal and informal sectors. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Changing Landscapes : An Environmental History of Chibuene, Southern Mozambique

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Författare :Anneli Ekblom; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; environmental history; archaeology; archaeobotany; paleoecology; vegetation history; pollen analysis; environmental management; environmental insecurity; resource utilisation; landscape; paleclimatology; trade; oral tradition; Mozambique; Vilanculos; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis analyses the dynamics of environmental change and its embeddedness in the long term interactions of social history and rainfall variability through the building of an environmental history of the Chibuene locality, the coastal plain of southern Mozambique, 5 km south of the town Vilanculos, from 400 AD to present day. Land-use practices over time are discussed on the basis of vegetation and land-use history based pollen analysis, charcoal influx and diatom analysis. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Development and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Författare :Jonas Poulsen; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ANC; regression discontinuity; IV; party effects; Rwandan genocide; rainfall; propaganda; social capital; South Africa; mining; resource curse; crime; criminality; Internet; protests; submarine cables; regime change; Africa; employment; light;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: The African National Congress (ANC) can look back on eighty years of struggle which resulted in the liberation of black Africans, the creation of a democratic constitution and free elections. However, the last twenty years of ANC rule has been criticized for the failure to bring higher living standards for the formerly oppressed. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Om krigets förutsättningar Den militära underhållsproblematiken och det civila samhället i norra Sverige och Finland under Finska kriget 1808-09

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Martin Hårdstedt; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The Finnish War 1808-09; logistics; war and society; war; supplies; military supply system; artels; farmers; civilian administration; burghers; Sweden and the Napoleonic Wars; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia;

    Sammanfattning : The Finnish War 1808-1809 started in February 1808 by a Russian attack on Finland and ended by the peace treaty of Fredrikshamn in September 1809. The peace meant the dissolution of the six-hundred-year old Swedish-Finnish realm. The Finnish War 1808-09 was fought in the poor and isolated areas of the north of Sweden and Finland. LÄS MER