Oil, Democracy, and Development in Africa

Oil, Democracy, and Development in Africa

Heilbrunn, John R. (Colorado School of Mines)

Cambridge University Press

03/2017

282

Mole

Inglês

9781107661073

15 a 20 dias

This book focuses on the history, key industry and policy actors, and political economic outcomes in oil-producing African states, filling a gap in the literature on resource-abundant countries by providing an optimistic assessment of circumstances in contemporary Africa.
1. Oil, democracy, and development in Africa; 2. Historic paths: colonialism and its legacies; 3. Oil companies: corporate strategies and profits; 4. Economic growth and phases of production; 5. Resource revenues, corruption, and contracts; 6. Machine politics, oil, and democracy; 7. Conclusion: oil, democracy, and development in Africa.
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