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International Political Economy Series

New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources

Insights from Africa

Editors: Grant, J., Compaoré, W., Mitchell, M. (Eds.)

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The book provides an in-depth analysis of the governance of Africa's natural resource sectors (oil, biofuels, forestry, fisheries, minerals) and new insights for readers as they navigate the burgeoning research on global governance initiatives and regional/national strategies that seek to improve the governance of the continent's natural resources.

About the authors

Christopher Alden, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK Ana Cristina Alves, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Dianne Balraj, Conservation International, Guyana Allan Cain, Development Workshop, Angola Andrea Collins, Queen's University, Canada Hevina S. Dashwood, Brock University, Canada Jeremy Davison, University of Toronto, Canada Mari-Lise du Preez, independent researcher and development consultant, South Africa Carole Excell, World Resources Institute, USA Mats Ingulstad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway Melissa Jennings, independent researcher and development consultant, South Sudan Ivar Kolstad, Christian Michelsen Institute (CMI), Norway Georgia Mavropoulos-Vagelis, Ernst and Young, South Africa Bill Buenar Puplampu, University of Ghana, Ghana Timothy M. Shaw, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA Ussif Rashid Sumaila, University of British Columbia, Canada Dawit Tesfamichael, University of British Columbia, Canada Anthony Turton, University of the Free State, South Africa Peter G. Veit, World Resources Institute, USA Arne Wiig, Christian Michelsen Institute (CMI), Norway Conrad Winn, Carleton University, Canada Douglas Yates, American University of Paris, France

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'New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources: Insights from Africa is refreshingly brilliant, engaging but most importantly innovative. The collection of chapters in this edited volume offers a nuanced analysis that extends our understanding of the complexity of natural resources governance in Africa. This book is a must read for everyone interested in natural resources governance in Africa.' - Uwafiokun Idemudia, York University, Canada

'Grant, Compaoré, and Mitchell have assembled a solid group of scholars who furnish critical perspectives on natural resource governance in Africa. The volume makes important contributions to debates that are only beginning.' - Gilbert M. Khadiagala, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa


Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • ‘New’ Approaches to the Governance of Africa’s Natural Resources

    Pages 3-24

    Grant, J. Andrew (et al.)

  • Interrogating the ‘Good’ in ‘Good Governance’: Rethinking Natural Resource Governance Theory and Practice in Africa

    Pages 25-42

    Preez, Mari-Lise du

  • The Rise and Fall of Oil-Rentier States in Africa

    Pages 45-64

    Yates, Douglas A.

  • Access to Information and Transparency Provisions in Petroleum Laws in Africa: A Comparative Analysis

    Pages 65-95

    Veit, Peter G. (et al.)

  • Micro-Level Effects of Oil Resources: Insights from a Survey of Angolan Microcredit Clients

    Pages 96-112

    Cain, Allan (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources
Book Subtitle
Insights from Africa
Editors
  • J. Grant
  • W. Compaoré
  • M. Mitchell
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28041-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137280411
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28040-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44769-5
Series ISSN
2662-2483
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 292
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