The Resource Tropic of chaos : climate change and the new geography of violence, Christian Parenti

Tropic of chaos : climate change and the new geography of violence, Christian Parenti

Label
Tropic of chaos : climate change and the new geography of violence
Title
Tropic of chaos
Title remainder
climate change and the new geography of violence
Statement of responsibility
Christian Parenti
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Journalist Christian Parenti examines the influence of extreme weather which is caused by global warming on unrest and violence in countries located along mid-latitudes and examines how sustainable living among the world's population could solve the problems
Cataloging source
DLC
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Parenti, Christian
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC903
LC item number
.P37 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Geopolitics
  • Violence
  • Political violence
  • Changement climatique
  • Effets sur l'environnement
  • Géopolitique
  • Violence politique
  • Violence
  • Bewaffneter Konflikt
  • Geopolitik
  • Globalisierung
  • Klimaänderung
  • Risikogesellschaft
  • Climatic change
  • Geopolitics
  • Violence
Label
Tropic of chaos : climate change and the new geography of violence, Christian Parenti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Last call for illusion -- Who killed Ekaru Loraman? -- Military soothsayers -- War for a small planet : adaptation as counterinsurgency -- Pt. II. Africa -- Geopolitics of a cattle raid -- Monsoons and tipping points -- The rise and fall of East African states -- Somali apocalypse -- Theorizing failed states -- Pt. III. Asia -- Drugs, drought and Jihad : environmental history of the Afghanistan War -- Kyrgyzstan's little climate war -- India and Pakistan : glaciers, rivers, and unfinished business -- India's drought rebels -- Pt. IV. Latin America -- Rio's agony : from extreme weather to "planet of slums" -- Golgotha mexicana : climate refugees, free trade, and the war next door -- American walls and demagogues -- Implications and possibilities
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 295 pages
Isbn
9781568586007
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011010638
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)435418573
  • (OCoLC)ocn435418573
Label
Tropic of chaos : climate change and the new geography of violence, Christian Parenti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Last call for illusion -- Who killed Ekaru Loraman? -- Military soothsayers -- War for a small planet : adaptation as counterinsurgency -- Pt. II. Africa -- Geopolitics of a cattle raid -- Monsoons and tipping points -- The rise and fall of East African states -- Somali apocalypse -- Theorizing failed states -- Pt. III. Asia -- Drugs, drought and Jihad : environmental history of the Afghanistan War -- Kyrgyzstan's little climate war -- India and Pakistan : glaciers, rivers, and unfinished business -- India's drought rebels -- Pt. IV. Latin America -- Rio's agony : from extreme weather to "planet of slums" -- Golgotha mexicana : climate refugees, free trade, and the war next door -- American walls and demagogues -- Implications and possibilities
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 295 pages
Isbn
9781568586007
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011010638
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)435418573
  • (OCoLC)ocn435418573

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