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Flammable Societies Studies on the Socio-Economics of Oil and Gas

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ISBN-10: 0745331173

ISBN-13: 9780745331171

Edition: 2012

Authors: Owen J. Logan, John-Andrew McNeish

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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 1/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Owen Logan is a photographer and writer and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen where he worked with the Lives in the Oil Industry oral history project. His work has been exhibited and published widely and is in the art collection of the Scottish Parliament. He is a contributing editor to Variant magazine.

List of Figures
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Rethinking Responsibility and Governance in Resource Extraction
Resource Sovereignties
On Curses and Devils: Resource Wealth and Sovereignty in an Autonomous Tarija, Bolivia
A Contribution to the Critique of Post-Imperial British History: North Sea Oil, Scottish Nationalism and Thatcherite Neoliberalism
Where Pathos Rules: The Resource Curse in Visual Culture
States of Collective Consumption
Development from Below and Oil Money from Above: Popular Organisation in Contemporary Venezuela
Living under the Bullet: Internal Displacement in the Azerbaijani Oil Boom
The Socio-economic Dynamics of Gas in Bolivia
Subsidised Energy and Hesitant Elites in Russia
Supply- Side Governmentality
North Sea Oil, the State and Divergent Development in the United Kingdom and Norway
A Country Without a State? Governmentality, Knowledge and Labour in Nigeria
The Race to the Bottom and the Demise of the Landlord: The Struggle over Petroleum Revenues Historically and Comparatively
Law's Role in the Tension Between Security and Sovereignty in the Field of Energy Resources
Fossil Knowledge Networks: Industry Strategy, Public Culture and the Challenge for Critical Research
Conclusion: All Other Things Do Not Remain Equal
Contributors
Index