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On the Edge of Scarcity: Environment, Resources, Population, Sustainability, and Conflict (Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution) Paperback – February 1, 2002

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Product Details

  • Series: Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Paperback: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr (Sd); 2 edition (February 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0815629435
  • ISBN-13: 978-0815629436
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.7 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,945,259 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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MICHAEL N. DOBKOWSKI is professor of religious studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. ISIDOR WALLIMANN is lecturer in sociology at the School of Social Work in Basel and the Institute of Sociology at the University of Bern, Switzerland. They coauthored The Coming Age of Scarcity: Preventing Mass Death and Genocide in the Twentieth Century, also published by Syracuse University Press.

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John K. Roth is the Edward J. Sexton Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and the Founding Director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights (now the Center for Human Rights Leadership) at Claremont McKenna College, where he taught from 1966 through 2006. In 2007-2008, he served as the Robert and Carolyn Frederick Distinguished Visiting Professor of Ethics at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. In addition to service on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council and on the editorial board for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, he has published hundreds of articles and reviews and authored, co-authored, or edited more than forty books, including Genocide and Human Rights: A Philosophical Guide; Gray Zones: Ambiguity and Compromise in the Holocaust and Its Aftermath; Ethics During and After the Holocaust: In the Shadow of Birkenau; The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies; and Rape: Weapon of War and Genocide. Roth has been Visiting Professor of Holocaust studies at the University of Haifa, Israel, and his Holocaust-related research appointments have included a 2001 Koerner Visiting Fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies in England as well as a 2004-05 appointment as the Ina Levine Invitational Scholar at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. In 1988, Roth was named U.S. National Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

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By Denis J. Vigneault on October 24, 2013
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If you're reading this now, all's I can say is don't hesitate to enlighten yourself with the contents of this well written book. I especially like that the author is cautiously hopeful for our future. Lots of grim REALITY within, though... VERY well done !
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