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THE INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY OF NATURAL RESOURCES

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THE INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY OF NATURAL RESOURCES

9781852786021 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by the late Mark W. Zacher, formerly Professor, Institute of International Relations, University of British Columbia, Canada
Publication Date: 1993 ISBN: 978 1 85278 602 1 Extent: 960 pp
This important reference collection includes the seminal literature on the political economy of natural resources – broadly defined as not only minerals but also energy sources and agriculture. It includes key articles and papers on the politics of international markets in these resources, the effects of these markets on the world economy and on the domestic political economy as well as the domestic politics of policy making on international resources.

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This important reference collection includes the seminal literature on the political economy of natural resources – broadly defined as not only minerals but also energy sources and agriculture. It includes key articles and papers on the politics of international markets in these resources, the effects of these markets on the world economy and on the domestic political economy as well as the domestic politics of policymaking on international resources.
Critical Acclaim
‘. . . for the economist wishing to take a quick dip into the international politics of what are, after all, widely regarded as important economic problems, this collection is a good place to start.’
– Wilfred Beckerman, The Economic Journal

‘These volumes provide an excellent reference point for anyone in research or in policymaking dealing with the international agenda.’
– Jo Traill Thomson, Environmental Politics
Contributors
Contributors include: R.P. Anand, T.R. Gurr, C. Krasner, J.T. Mathews, R.C. North, J.L. Simon, O.R. Young
Contents
44 articles, dating from 1971 to 1992
Contents: Volume I: 1. Resource Power: Exporters Against ‘Political Targets’ 2. Resource Power: Exporters Against Importers (Cartels and International Commodity Agreements) 3. Resource Power: Foreign Investors and Host Investment States • Volume II: 1. Resource Scarcity, Conflict and Cooperation: General 2. Resource Scarcity, Conflict and Cooperation: Common Property Resources 3. Resource Scarcity, Conflict and Cooperation: Environmental Damage 4. Excess Supplies, Conflict and Cooperation: Protectionism
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