Oil Wealth and the Poverty of Politics: Algeria Compared

Oil Wealth and the Poverty of Politics: Algeria Compared

by Miriam R. Lowi
     
 

Explains why Algeria's post-colonial domestic political economy unravelled, and how the regime eventually managed to regain power and hegemony.See more details below

Overview

Explains why Algeria's post-colonial domestic political economy unravelled, and how the regime eventually managed to regain power and hegemony.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107402966
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/12/2011
Series:
Cambridge Middle East Studies Series, #32
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
983,323
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Introduction: 1. Oil shocks and the challenge to states; 2. Natural resources and political instability; Part II. Algeria and its Discontents: 3. From conquest to independence; 4. The elaboration of a system; 5. From boom to bust, and … verging on breakdown; 6. The persistence of violence and the process of re-equilibration; Part III. Comparisons and Conclusions: 7. Variations on a theme: comparators in the Muslim world; 8. Oil wealth and the poverty of politics; Bibliography.

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