On the Edge of Scarcity

On the Edge of Scarcity

Environment, Resources, Population, Sustainability, and Conflict

Book - 2002
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These essays address one of the most pressing and significant issues that humanity has confronted to date - the lack of life-sustaining resources. Michael N. Dobkowski and Isidor Wallimann establish a disturbing but realistic scenario of the disastrous future that awaits humankind as surplus populations collide with dwindling resources. Authors consider a number of cause-and-effect situations on industrialization, biophysical limits, exponential population growth, and genocide, to name a few. This volume is a critical contribution to the field and will serve as an ideal introduction to courses in the environment, population, resources, genocide, and social conflict.
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2002
Edition: First edition Second edition
ISBN: 9780815629184
0815629184
9780815629436
0815629435
Branch Call Number: 333.7 On15 2002
Characteristics: xxxi, 204 pages ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Scarcity
Coming age of scarcity

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