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Crude Existence Environment and the Politics of Oil in Northern Angola

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ISBN-10: 0520258223

ISBN-13: 9780520258228

Edition: 2009

Authors: Kristin Reed

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After decades of civil war and instability, the African country of Angola is experiencing a spectacular economic boom thanks to its most valuable natural resource: oil. But oil extraction--both on- and offshore--is a toxic remedy for the country's economic ills, with devastating effects on both the environment and traditional livelihoods. Focusing on the everyday realities of people living in the extraction zones, Kristin Reed explores the exclusion, degradation, and violence that are the fruits of petrocapitalism in Angola.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 11/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 338
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

List of Illustrations and Tables
Washing Ashore
Shallow Graves
Unpalatable Compensation
Militant Territorialization
Corporate Territorialization
Conclusion: Converging Shores