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Unformatted text preview: i) Religion as Proxy for the State (1) Role of fundamentalist groups with decline of public services (a) Extremist Islamic groups (b) Pentecostalism in Latin America and Africa (2) Hotbeds for civil unrest II) Environmental Crisis a) The Consumption Strain i) Aspiration for a higher standard of living ii) Are out demands on others hypocritical? (1) Excess of American consumption (2) Taking the “environmental highroad” b) The Pincer Effect i) Environmental pressures on availability of arable land and population growth (1) Ecological effects ii) Crisis of food shortage and civil wars (1) Return to MMW2 scenario? c) “Thin Film of Life” i) Global solutions/global sacrifices...
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course MMW 6 taught by Professor Chang during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
- Spring '08