Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

Six volume set

By Carl Bruch, David Jensen, Mikiyasu Nakayama, Jon Unruh

© 2015 – Routledge

2,500 pages

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About the Book

Post-conflict peacebuilding efforts can fail if they do not pay sufficient attention to natural resources. Natural resources – diamonds, oil, and minerals – are frequently at the heart of historic grievances, and have caused or funded at least eighteen conflicts since 1990. The same resources can play a central role in post-conflict peacebuilding, providing revenue for cash-starved governments, basic services for collapsed economies, and means for restoring livelihoods. To date, there is a striking gap in knowledge of what works, what does not, and how to improve peacebuilding through more effective and systematic management of natural resources. Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management addresses this gap by examining the growing literature on the topic and surveying experiences across more than forty post-conflict countries. The six-volume series includes more than 130 chapters from over 200 researchers, practitioners, and policymakers.

Table of Contents

Volume 1: High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding Volume 2: Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding Volume 3: Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding Volume 4: Livelihoods, Natural Resources and Post-conflict Peacebuilding Volume 5: Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding Volume 6: Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

About the Authors

The Series Editors are Carl Bruch, David Jensen, Mikiyasu Nakayama, and Jon Unruh.

Carl Bruch is a Senior Attorney and Co-Director of International Programs at the Environmental Law Institute, USA.

David Jensen heads the Policy and Planning Team of the UN Environment Programme's Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, Geneva, Switzerland.

Mikiyasu Nakayama is a Professor in the Department of International Studies at the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan.

Jon Unruh is Professor of Geography at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW070000
LAW / Natural Resources