Van Vugt, M. & Snyder, M. (2002).  Cooperation in the 21st Century:  Fostering community action and civic participation. American Behavioral Scientist, 45, 761-918 (Special issue) 
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Abstract:

The 21st century can be expected to see some major challenges to the stability and functioning of societies worldwide.  The growing globalization of local economies is likely to lead to a breakdown of traditional states and communities, and it is not at all clear what institutions will replace them (Kaul, Grunberg & Stern, 1999).  Furthermore, due to climatic and demographic changes, there will be intense pressures on the world's natural resource reservoirs, such as land, water, forestry and fisheries (OECD,1997) [...]

 

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