Competition and Conflicts on Resource Use

  • Susanne Hartard
  • Wolfgang Liebert

Part of the Natural Resource Management and Policy book series (NRMP, volume 46)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Susanne Hartard
    Pages 1-11
  3. Role of Resources for International Conflict Constellations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Ragnhild Nordås, Nils Petter Gleditsch
      Pages 21-38
  4. Conflicts on Fossil and Nuclear Energy Supply

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Wolfgang Liebert, Matthias Englert
      Pages 75-92
    3. Michael Sailer
      Pages 93-100
  5. Perspectives of Strategic Material Resources Management

  6. Sustainable Solutions for Resource Consumption

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Liselotte Schebek, Witold-Roger Poganietz, Silke Feifel, Saskia Ziemann
      Pages 135-153
    3. Raimund Bleischwitz, Monika Dittrich, Chiara Pierdicca
      Pages 155-175
    4. Gudrun Franken, Jürgen Vasters, Ulrike Dorner, Philip Schütte, Dirk Küster, Uwe Näher
      Pages 177-186
  7. Water Conflict Prevention by Water Resource Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Thomas Kluge
      Pages 213-229
    3. Martin Zimmermann, Marian Brenda, Alexander Jokisch, Wilhelm Urban
      Pages 231-242
  8. Resource Aspects in Renewable Energy Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Anna Hennecke, Nils Rettenmaier
      Pages 245-258
    3. Volker Zepf, Benjamin Achzet, Armin Reller
      Pages 259-272

About this book


This book reflects on the causes of resource-based conflicts and competition, and presents solutions for safely and sustainably providing resources with a focus on material flow management. The contributions from different disciplines highlight issues such as safe access to resources, conflicts over water and energy supplies, waste of strategic mineral resources, sustainable resource consumption, and renewable energy technologies.


Resource Curse Resources Competition Resources Conflicts Sustainable Resource Consumption Volatility of Resource Prices

Editors and affiliations

  • Susanne Hartard
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Liebert
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Applied Sciences Trier Environmental Campus BirkenfeldHoppstädten-WeiersbachGermany
  2. 2.University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)Institute of Safety/Security and Risk Sciences (ISR)ViennaAustria

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