LITHIUM GEOPOLITICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Authors

  • Bernardo Salgado Rodrigues Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Raphael Padula Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22456/2238-6912.66687

Keywords:

Geopolitics, Lithium, South America.

Abstract

This article investigates the hypothesis that lithium is one of the most strategic natural resources, whose world reserves, quantitatively and qualitatively, are concentrated in the South American region. Thus, this article presents a geopolitical analysis of lithium in order to define geostrategic possibilities for South America.

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Author Biographies

Bernardo Salgado Rodrigues, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

PhD candidate in International Political Economy at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ-PEPI).

Raphael Padula, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Coordinator of the Postgraduate Program in International Political Economy (PEPI) at the Institute of Economics (IE/UFRJ) and Adjunct Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).

Published

2017-10-03

How to Cite

Rodrigues, B. S., & Padula, R. (2017). LITHIUM GEOPOLITICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY. AUSTRAL: Brazilian Journal of Strategy &Amp; International Relations, 6(11). https://doi.org/10.22456/2238-6912.66687

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