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State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

Ryan Saylor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199364954
eISBN:
9780199364978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364954.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book argues that commodity booms and coalitional politics are central to understanding the state building variation within and across Latin America and Africa. It shows how resource booms can ... More


Conclusion and Implications

Ryan Saylor

in State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199364954
eISBN:
9780199364978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364954.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter reviews how commodity booms and coalitional politics produced marked state building divergence among six Latin American and African countries. Coalitional politics determined whether ... More


Natural Resources and Economic Development in Brazil

Sarah M. Brooks and Marcus J. Kurtz

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Brazil stands out as an emblematic exception to the "curse" of natural resources (especially oil)-in both its political and economic variants. Despite a history of abundance of, and reliance upon, ... More


New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Ben Ross Schneider (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This book takes a deep, long look at the political economy of Brazil. The distinctive perspectives of the 11 chapters is historical, comparative, and theoretical. The main substantive chapters are ... More


Boom Times, Coalitional Politics, and State Building

Ryan Saylor

in State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199364954
eISBN:
9780199364978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364954.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter theorizes how boom times and coalitional politics intersect to affect state building. It describes how commodity booms often generate preferences for new public goods and stronger ... More


Gaining by Shedding Case Selection Strictures: Natural Resource Booms and Institution Building in Latin America and Africa

Ryan Saylor

in Comparative Area Studies: Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190846374
eISBN:
9780190869595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846374.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Advice on case selection often emphasizes selecting on some set of similar traits for controlled comparison—but without attention to regional contexts. This chapter highlights the benefits of ... More


New Developmentalism versus the Financialization of the Resource Curse: The Challenge of Exchange Rate Management in Brazil

Kevin P. Gallagher and Daniela Magalhães Prates

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The PT governments in Brazil were quick to learn that national developmentalist agendas can be jeopardized by the whims of global finance. In response, the PT pioneered an array of tools that aimed ... More


Petrobras in the History of Offshore Oil

Tyler Priest

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This essay analyzes the evolution the Brazilian oil industry during the second half of the 20th century and focuses on the aggressive push offshore by the state-owned oil company (or national oil ... More


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