2 Finite Resources as a Source of Conflict

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Program of Inquiry Core
Sharing the Planet

An inquiry into rights and responsibilities in the struggle to share finite resources with other people and with other living things; communities and the relationship within and between them; access to equal opportunities; peace and conflict resolution.

2 Finite Resources as a Source of Conflict

Key Concepts: form, causation, perspective

Related Concept: equity

Central Idea: Conflicts arise when there are unlimited demands on finite resources.

Lines of inquiry:

  • What finite resources are
  • Why conflict exists over finite resources
  • Ways people work to resolve conflict



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