CSCW: Environmental Factors in Civil War (2003-2012)

Coordinator: Halvard Buhaug

CSCW - Environmental Factors in Civil War

Projects

Past Events

Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Oba, Gufu (2011) Colonial Resource Capture: Triggers of Ethnic Conflicts in the Northern Frontier District of Kenya, 1903-1930 , Journal of Eastern African Studies 5(3): 505–534.
Buhaug, Halvard;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Holtermann, Helge;Østby, Gudrun; & Tollefsen, Andreas Forø (2011) It’s the Local Economy, Stupid! Geographic Wealth Dispersion and Conflict Outbreak Location , Journal of Conflict Resolution 55(5): 814–840.
Salehyan, Idean;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Cunningham, David (2011) Explaining External Support for Insurgent Groups , International Organization 66(4): 709–744.
Weidmann, Nils; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2010) Mapping and Measuring Country Shapes: The cshapes Package , R Journal 2(1): 18–24.
Urdal, Henrik;Theisen, Ole Magnus;Gleditsch, Nils Petter; & Buhaug, Halvard (2010) Klimakriger? En vurdering av det faglige grunnlaget [Climate Wars? An Assessment of the Scientific Foundation] , Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift 26(4): 297–320.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Ruggeri, Andrea (2010) Political Opportunity Structures, Democracy, and Civil War , Journal of Peace Research 47(3): 299–310.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2010) On Ignoring Missing Data and the Robustness of Trade and Conflict Results: A Reply to Barbieri, Keshk, and Pollins , Conflict Management and Peace Science 27(2): 153–157.
Clauset, Aaron;Heger, Lindsay;Young, Maxwell; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2010) The Strategic Calculus of Terrorism: Substitution and Competition in the Israel-Palestine Conflict , Cooperation and Conflict 45(1): 6–33.
Cunningham, David (2010) Blocking Resolution: How External States can Prolong Civil Wars , Journal of Peace Research 47(2): 115–127.
Weidmann, Nils;Kuse, Doreen; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2010) The Geography of the International System: The CShapes Dataset , International Interactions 36(1): 86–106.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Cunningham, David; & Salehyan, Idean (2009) It Takes Two: A Dyadic Analysis of Civil War Duration and Outcome , Journal of Conflict Resolution 53(4): 570–597.
Jensen , Peter Sandholt; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2009) Rain, Growth and Civil War: The Importance of Location , Defence and Peace Economics 20(5): 359–372.
Goemans, Hein;Chiozza, Giacomo; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2009) Introducing Archigos: A Dataset of Political Leaders , Journal of Peace Research 46(2): 269–283.
Lujala, Päivi (2009) Deadly Combat over Natural Resources , Journal of Conflict Resolution 53(1): 50–71.
Rød, Jan Ketil;Lujala, Päivi;Gleditsch, Nils Petter; & Gilmore, Elisabeth (2005) Conflict Diamonds: A New Dataset , Conflict Management and Peace Science 22(3): 257–292.

PhD Thesis

Fjelde, Hanne (2009) Sins of Omission and Commission: The Quality of Government and Civil Conflict. PhD thesis, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, .
Andersen, Kirsten Hegsvold (2003) Resources and Conflict in Angola. PhD thesis, Supervisors: Karl Ove Moene, UiO; Nils Petter Gleditsch, PRIO (completed, and defended in August), University of Oslo, .

Book Chapter

Buhaug, Halvard; & Theisen, Ole Magnus(2012) On Environmental Change and armed Conflict Climate Change, Human Security and Violent Conflict. Challenges For Societal Stability. : J. Scheffran, M. Brozka, H.G. Brauch, P.M Link, and J. Schilling(43–56).
Urdal, Henrik(2011) Demographic Aspects of Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Armed Conflict Population Distribution, Urbanization, Internal Migration and Development: an International Perspective. : United Nations Population Division(243–263).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter; & Buhaug, Halvard(2011) Årsaker til krig [Causes of War] Anarki, Makt Og Normer: Innføring I Internasjonal Politikk. : Abstrakt Forlag(167–190).
Cunningham, Kathleen Gallagher; & Beaulieu , Emily A.(2011) Dissent, Repression, and Inconsistency Paths to Violence. : MIT Press(173–196).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Beardsley, Kyle(2010) Core Issues in International Data Collection International Studies Encyclopedia, Volume on Scientific Study of International Processes. : .
Gleditsch, Nils Petter; & Theisen, Ole Magnus(2010) Resources, the Environment and Conflict The Routledge Handbook of Security Studies. : (221–232).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter; & Theisen, Ole Magnus(2010) Implications of Climate Change for Armed Conflict The Social Dimensions of Climate Change: Equity and Vulnerability In a Warming World. : (75–101).
Urdal, Henrik(2007) The Demographics of Political Violence: Youth Bulges, Insecurity and Conflict Too Poor For Peace? Global Poverty, Conflict and Security In the 21St Century. : (90–100).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter(2006) Mot et utvidet sikkerhetsbegrep? [Toward an Extended Concept of Security?] Normer Og Makt: Innføring I Internasjonal Politikk. : (95–114).
Gates, Scott; & Murshed, S. Mansoob(2006) Spatial Horizontal Inequality and the Maoist Insurgency in Nepal Spatial Disparities In Human Development. : .
Gleditsch, Nils Petter(2005) Resources, the Environment and Conflict Proceedings of the International Conference on ‘Environment, Peace, and the Dialogue of Civilizations and Cultures’ Tehran, 9–10 May. : (135–153).

Non-refereed Journal Article

Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Bove, Vincenzo (2011) 2010 Lewis Fry Richardson Lifetime Achievement Award: Ron P. Smith and the Economics of War and Peace , Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy 17(1): 11.
Urdal, Henrik; & Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2010) Grønn fred? Nobelkomiteens miljøpriser [Green Peace? The Environmental Prizes of the Nobel Committee] , Internasjonal Politikk 68(4): 617–627.
Buhaug, Halvard (2010) Usikker sammenheng mellom klima og konflikt [Uncertain connection between climate and conflict] , Klima 2010(6): 24–26.
Urdal, Henrik (2005) Defusing the Population Bomb: Is Security a Rationale for Reducing Global Population Growth? , Environmental Change and Security Program Report (11): 5–11.
Brunborg, Helge; & Urdal, Henrik (2005) The Demography of Conflict and Violence: An Introduction , Journal of Peace Research 42(4): 371–374.

Popular Article

Buhaug, Halvard (2009) Konflikter i bevegelser [Conflicts in Transition], Forsvarets Forum, Juli/August.

Master Thesis

Bergholt, Drago (2010) Natural Disasters, Economic Growth and Armed Conflict. MA thesis, Department of Economics, NTNU.
Theisen, Ole Magnus (2006) Renewable Resource Scarcity and Internal Armed Conflict: A Quantitative Reassessment.
Rustad, Siri Aas (2005) Forest Resources and Conflict: How Forest Resources Influence Internal Armed Conflicts. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, .

Conference Paper

Buhaug, Halvard;Cederman, Lars-Erik; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede 2011 Square Pegs in Round Holes: Inequalities, Grievances, and Civil War, presented at American Political Science Association (APSA), , 1–4 September.
Holtermann, Helge 2011 Exploiting State Weakness: Insurgent Mobilization ‘On the Cheap’ in Nepal, presented at Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, , 16 March.
Buhaug, Halvard;Cederman, Lars-Erik; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede 2010 Square Pegs in Round Holes: Grievances, Inequalities, and Civil War, presented at Peace Science Society (International), , 22–23 October.
Cunningham, Kathleen Gallagher;Seymour, Lee; & Bakke, Kristin 2010 Shirts Today, Skins Tomorrow: The Effects of Fragmentation on Conflict Processes in Self-Determination Disputes, presented at Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, , 18 February.
Buhaug, Halvard;Falch, Åshild; & Gleditsch, Nils Petter 2010 The Bottom Billion and Climate Change, presented at International Studies Association Annual Convention, , 17–20 February.
Theisen, Ole Magnus 2010 Scarcity and Organized Violence in Kenya, 1989-2004. A 'Fitting' or 'Mis-fitting' Case of Environmental Security Theory?, presented at International Studies Association, , 17 February.
Theisen, Ole Magnus;Holtermann, Helge; & Buhaug, Halvard 2010Drought, Political Exclusion, and Civil War, presented at International Studies Association Annual Convention17–20 February.
Lemke, Douglas; & Cunningham, David 2009 Distinctions Without Differences?: Comparing Civil and Interstate Wars, presented at American Political Science Association, , 5 September.
Cunningham, David;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Salehyan, Idean 2009 The Enemy of My Enemy Deserves My Support: Transnational Support for Insurgent Groups, presented at American Political Science Association, , 4 September.
Rustad, Siri Aas;Buhaug, Halvard;Falch, Åshild; & Gates, Scott 2009 Subnational Variation in Civil Conflict Risk, presented at 50th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, , 15–18 February.
Buhaug, Halvard;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Holtermann, Helge; & Østby, Gudrun 2009 Poverty, Inequality, and Conflict: Using Within-Country Variation to Evaluate Competing Hypotheses, presented at 50th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, , 15–18 February.
Ringdal, Kristen;Simkus, Albert; & Listhaug, Ola 2008 Ethnic Polarization and Post-Conflict Animosity: The Case of Macedonia, presented at American Political Science Association, , 28–31 August.
Holtermann, Helge 2008Poverty and Civil War. An Assessment of Four Prominent Explanations of the Relationship Between Per Capita Income and Civil War, presented at Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference2 July.
Rød, Jan Ketil;Buhaug, Halvard; & Rød, Jan Ketil 2007Civil Wars: Prospects and Problems with the Use of Local Indicators, presented at Jan Tinbergen Peace Science Conference, Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam, 25–27 June.
Rød, Jan Ketil 2007 Civil Wars: Prospects and Problems with the Use of Local Indicators, presented at the 104th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, , 15–19 March.
Brochmann, Marit; & Hensel, Paul R. 2007 River Claims and River Conflicts, presented at 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, , 28 February–3 March.
Ziemke, Jennifer 2006 How Violence in Civil War Can Sputter and then Surge: Understanding the Logic of Escalation in the Angolan War, presented at the Oslo GROW-net Workshop, , 10–11 February.
Ormhaug, Christin Marsh 2006 Health Consequences of Civil War, presented at the Oslo GROW-net Workshop, , 10–11 February.
Miguel, Edward;Mehlum, Halvor; & Torvik, Ragnar 2006 Poverty and Crime in 19th Century Germany, presented at the Oslo GROW-net Workshop, , 10–11 February.
Ward, Hugh; & Dorussen, Han 2006 Inter Governmental Organizations and the Kantian Peace - A Network Perspective, presented at the Oslo GROW-net Workshop, , 10–11 February.
Weidmann, Nils;Rød, Jan Ketil; & Cederman, Lars-Erik 2006 Geo-Referencing of Ethnic Groups: Creating a New Dataset, presented at the Oslo GROW-net Workshop, , 10–11 February.
Urdal, Henrik 2006 Population, Resources and Political Violence: A Sub-National Study of India 1956-2002. Previously Presented to the 2004 Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Montreal., 17–20 March.
Lujala, Päivi;Gates, Scott;Buhaug, Halvard; & Lujala, Päivi 2005Geography, Strategic Ambition, and the Duration of Civil Conflict, presented at International Conference on 'Mapping the Complexity of Civil Wars', Zürich, 15–17 September.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede 2005 The Origin of Conflict Clusters: Contagion or Bad Neighborhoods?, presented at the ECPR general conference, , 8–10 September.
Raleigh, Clionadh; & Urdal, Henrik 2005 Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Armed Conflict, presented at the workshop on ‘Human Security and Climate Change’, , 22–23 June.
Raleigh, Clionadh; & Hegre, Håvard 2005 Population Size, Concentration, and Civil War: A Geographically Disaggregated Analysis, presented at the Polarization and Conflict (PAC) Summer Meeting, , 2–5 June.
Raleigh, Clionadh; & Hegre, Håvard 2005 Introducing ACLED: An Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset, presented at a conference on 'Disaggregating the Study of Civil War and Transnational Violence', , 7–8 March.
Lujala, Päivi 2004 Terrain, Resources, and Civil War - Does the Level of Measurement Matter?, presented at the 45th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, , 13–18 April.
Urdal, Henrik 2003 People vs Malthus: Population Pressure, Environmental Degradation and Armed Conflict Revisited, presented at 44th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), , 25 February–1 March.

Report - External Series

Rustad, Siri Aas;Falch, Åshild;Gates, Scott; & Buhaug, Halvard (2009) Risk Assessment and Mitigation Measures for Natural and Conflict-Related Hazards in Asia-Pacific, NGI Report, 200716001. : Norwegian Geotechnical Institute.