The Politics of the Global Oil Industry: An Introduction / Edition 1

The Politics of the Global Oil Industry: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Toyin Falola, Ann Genova, Ann Genova
     
 

Falola (history, U. of Texas) and Genova (doctoral candidate, U. of Texas) survey the global politics of oil, first offering chapters on the international roles the oil companies, the oil-producing nations, and OPEC and other international oil organizations. They then present chapters examining the interaction of oil with international politics, environmental concerns… See more details below

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Falola (history, U. of Texas) and Genova (doctoral candidate, U. of Texas) survey the global politics of oil, first offering chapters on the international roles the oil companies, the oil-producing nations, and OPEC and other international oil organizations. They then present chapters examining the interaction of oil with international politics, environmental concerns, human rights, and economic development. They conclude with country case studies of Iraq, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275984007
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

TOYIN FALOLA is the Frances Higginbothom Nalle Centennial Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. An expert on African history and international politics, he is the author of numerous books, including his memoir, A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt (2004) and The Power of African Cultures (2003).

ANN GENOVA is a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Austin. Her publications include "Oil in Nigeria" in History in Africa.

Table of Contents

Preface

Abbreviations

The Players

Essentials of Oil

The Oil Companies

The Oil-Producing Nations

OPEC and International Oil Organizations

The Issues

International Relations

Environmental Concerns

Human Rights

Economic Development

Oil Politics and Its Global Impact

Country Case Studies

Iraq

Mexico

Nigeria

Norway

Russia

Saudi Arabia

Venezuela

Bibliography

About the Authors

Notes

Index

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