The Political Ecology of Violence: Lessons for the Mediterranean
Can population growth, environmental degradation, and resource scarcity lead to civil strife? If so, how, and under what conditions? Ever since the publication of Thomas Homer-Dixon’s (1991) article “On the Threshold” and Robert Kaplan’s (1994) piece “The Coming Anarchy”, these questions have received considerable attention from scholars and practitioners interested in international security affairs.
KeywordsMiddle East Relative Deprivation Collective Action Problem Political Ecology World Resource Institute
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