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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
Resources:

http://www.etfo.ca/Resources/ForTeachers/Documents/The%20Extraction%20of%20Natural%20Resources%20as%20a%20Source%20of%20Conflict%20-%20Curriculum%20Insert.pdf

http://www.initiativeforpeacebuilding.eu/pdf/Conflict_Economy_International_Cooperation_and_Non_Renewable_Natural_Resources.pdf

Videos:

http://youtu.be/E5zyYFZgdhE

 

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