Impacts of Violent Conflicts on Resource Control and Sustainability

Impacts of Violent Conflicts on Resource Control and Sustainability

Esther Akumbo Nyam (Plateau State University, Nigeria) and Asiru Hameed Tunde (Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Nigeria)
Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 218
ISBN13: 9781522559870|ISBN10: 1522559876|EISBN13: 9781522559887|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5987-0


The rise of violent conflicts in developing countries in recent years has attracted concerns from scholars from all fields of study. The significance of the issue calls for an expansion of current research on the various dimensions of violent conflicts and how they impact resource control and sustainability.

Impacts of Violent Conflicts on Resource Control and Sustainability provides innovative insights into the dimensions and ramifications of violent conflicts, how they are managed, and how resolution efforts contribute to resource control and sustainability. The content within this publication includes information on media coverage of conflict, religious ideology conflict, and global development. This book is a vital reference source for academicians, researchers, policy makers, government functionaries, and individuals seeking current research on the cause and management of violent conflicts.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Transformation Projects
  • Climate Change
  • Coerced Migration
  • Decision Making
  • Human Rights
  • Media Coverage
  • Vigilantism
  • Women’s Role in Conflict

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Esther Akumbo Nyam (PhD) is a lecturer in the department of Theatre Arts, Plateau State University Bokkos, Nigeria. She holds a PhD in community theatre and development (Kenyatta University Kenya 2016). Her research focuses on conflicts and teaching that revolves around women, children youths in violent conflicts in Jos, community theatre performances and developmental community oriented projects in Nigeria and Kenya. She has published several articles and book chapters on gender violent conflicts, theatre for development, children’s play series and oral performances.
Asiru Hameed Tunde holds a B.Ed. and M.A in English Language from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a Ph.D in English and Linguistics from Kenyatta University, Nairobi. Kenya. He teaches linguistic related courses in the Department of English and French, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina, Nigeria. His research interests include: Critical Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Semantics, Stylistics and Media Discourse. He has published articles in peer-reviewed international journals and co-edited the book, Political Discourse in Emergent, Fragile and Failed Democracies published by IGI Global. He is currently working on another co-edited book When "Home" Means More Than One Country:The Discursive (Re) Construction of Identities in Trans-National Migrant Communities. Hameed has also participated in international conferences such as WACRC, Porto-Novo, 2012, AUYL, Nairobi, 2015, LLS, Bangkok, 2016 and ICHDA Ibadan, 2017.