Oil Sparks in the Amazon Local Conflicts, Indigenous Populations, and Natural Resources

For decades, studies of oil-related conflicts focused on the causes and effects of natural resources mismanagement, commonly known as the "resource curse" - the paradoxical connection between oil wealth and economic busts (as in Venezuela) or, in a later twist, the link between the predato...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Vasquez, Patricia I.
Format: eBook
Published: Athens University of Georgia Press 2014, [2014]
Series:Studies in security and international affairs
Online Access:
Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Tracing oil- and gas-related conflicts
  • Indigenous peoples and natural resource development
  • Structural causes of local conflicts
  • Transient triggers of local conflicts