The Developmental Challenges of Mining and Oil: Lessons from Africa and Latin America (Conflict) (Hardcover)

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The Developmental Challenges of Mining and Oil: Lessons from Africa and Latin America (Conflict) (Hardcover)

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The authors explain why the discovery and development of natural resources is commonly associated with unstable and unequal development, and frequently with violence. They demonstrate the need for policies and institutions by reflecting on both successes and failures in case studies on Botswana, Nigeria and Niger as well as Bolivia, Chile and Peru.
Product Details ISBN: 9781137001467
ISBN-10: 1137001461
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: April 5th, 2012
Pages: 228
Language: English
Series: Conflict