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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2011

SIPRI Yearbook 2011

IV. Environmental approaches to conflict

Chapter:
2. Resources and armed conflict
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2011
Author(s):
Neil Melvin, Ruben de Koning

Growing sensitivity in the 1970s to the influence of environmental factors on social stability and economic development—notably as a result of the work of the international think tank the Club of Rome33—provided the basis for subsequent research on possible links between environmental factors and conflict risk. In the 1980s and 1990s the initial focus of a second generation of research on the topic was on the impact of population growth, pandemic disease, famine and environmental changes on armed conflict.34 A third generation of work seeks to identify more precisely the linkages between environmental factors and increasing conflict risk, but this work has largely been overwhelmed by the focus on climate change as a factor in human security and conflict.

Citation (MLA):
Melvin, Neil, and Ruben de Koning. "2. Resources and armed conflict." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 18 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199695522/sipri-9780199695522-div1-13.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Melvin, N., & de Koning, R. (2016). 2. Resources and armed conflict. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2011: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 18 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199695522/sipri-9780199695522-div1-13.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Melvin, Neil, and Ruben de Koning. "2. Resources and armed conflict." In SIPRI Yearbook 2011: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 18 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199695522/sipri-9780199695522-div1-13.xml
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