Beyond Deviance? Unpacking Political Ecologies of Natural Resource Corruption
Aled Williams, U4-CMI, Tina Søreide, NHH, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, CMI, Inge Amundsen, CMI, in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen, CMI.
Book Launch for the book Corruption, Natural Resources and Development - From Resource Curse to Political Ecology.
The book is edited by Aled Williams, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Bergen, Norway and Philippe Le Billon, Department of Geography and the Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia, Canada.
It provides a fresh and extensive discussion of corruption issues in natural resources sectors. Reflecting on recent debates in corruption research and revisiting resource curse challenges in light of political ecology approaches, this volume provides a series of nuanced and policy-relevant case studies analyzing patterns of corruption around natural resources and options to reach anti-corruption goals. The potential for new variations of the resource curse in the forest and urban land sectors and the effectiveness of anti-corruption policies in resource sectors are considered in depth. Corruption in oil, gas, mining, fisheries, biofuel, wildlife, forestry and urban land are all covered, and potential solutions discussed.
- Aled Williams, Senior Advisor, U4-CMI
- Tina Søreide, Professor of Law and Economics, NHH
- Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Senior Researcher, CMI
- Inge Amundsen, Senior Researcher, CMI
- Åse Gilje Østensen, CMI
The conservation-corruption conundrum: Understanding everyday relationships between rangers and communities
The non-oil tax reform in Angola: Escaping from petroleum dependency?
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Aslak Orre and Francisco Paulo
The Extractive Industries and Society
Tackling forestry corruption in Indonesia. Lessons from KPK prosecutions
Sofie Arjon Schütte, Laode M. Syarif
Downward accountability in humanitarian aid. The example of UNHCR Uganda
Sophie Komujuni, Saul Mullard
Gender, regulation, and corporate social responsibility in the extractive sector: The case of Equinor’s social investments in Tanzania
Siri Lange,Victoria Wyndham
Women's Studies: International Forum
Doing global investments the Nordic way. The 'business case' for Equinor’s support to union work among its employees in Tanzania
Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology
Household Bargaining and Spending on Children: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania
Charlotte Ringdal and Ingrid Hoem Sjursen
Does an economics education produce technocratic paternalists? Experimental evidence from Tanzania
Ivar Kolstad, Arne Wiig and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad
Journal of Development Studies
Truth and Logic for a More Peaceful World: Kristian Berg Harpviken in Conversation with Arne Strand