The Political Economy of Environmental Collapse

PERC Workshop



Madren Conference Center
Clemson University
Clemson
South Carolina
April 12–15, 2012
Directed by Rob Fleck and Andy Hanssen
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Introduction

The objective of the conference is to examine whether (and why or why not) environmental change causes societies to collapse, as famously hypothesized by Jared Diamond, and how that depends (if so) on the institutional structure in place – a factor Diamond does not consider.

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