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Partner or Pariah: Public Perceptions and Responses to the Extractive Industries

Lisa Jordan and Christopher H. Chamberlain

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Besieged by political pressure, financial hardship, and legal exposure, the extractive industries have been deeply affected by the public campaigns waged against them. This chapter provides an ... More


Employment creation for youth in Africa: the role of extractive industries

Bernadette Dia Kamgnia and Victor Murinde

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The youth in Africa, as elsewhere, have aspirations to become active citizens and contribute to the development of the continent. Unfortunately, the African youth are among the 75 million of 15 to ... More


Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Ian A. Bowles and Glenn T. Prickett (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the past several decades, tropical rain forests have seen a tremendous growth in logging, mining, and oil and gas development. These extractive industries, as well as the infrastructure ... More


Capturing Economic and Social Benefits at the Community Level: Opportunities and Obstacles for Civil Society

Keith Slack

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0031
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Civil society organizations have played various roles in promoting the capture of benefits from and protection against the negative impacts of extractive industries. Payment disclosure is one ... More


Transparency in Energy Governance: The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and Publish What You Pay Campaign

Alstine James Van

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this chapter, James Van Alstine focuses on the dynamics of transparency in the extractive industry sector and in global energy governance. He examines the Extractive Industries Transparency ... More


Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Tony Addison and Alan Roe (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about the challenges and opportunities facing developing countries in using their extractive industries (oil and gas and mining) to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. While ... More


The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Targeting Corruption through Revenue Transparency Norms

Cecily Rose

in International Anti-Corruption Norms: Their Creation and Influence on Domestic Legal Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198737216
eISBN:
9780191800726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737216.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, which emerged in 2003 to tackle the corruption, poverty, and conflict associated with natural resource wealth. EITI has ... More


The Role of Gender in the Extractive Industries

Catherine Macdonald

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recognizing that women’s participation is necessary for the achievement of sustainable development, extractives industry companies are increasingly committed to integrating gender equality and ... More


Local Content, Supply Chains, and Shared Infrastructure

Olle Östensson

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Local content policies for extractive industries have attracted increased interest. Local content requirements are often included in legislation or contracts. Such efforts may be constrained by low ... More


Conclusions: Interpreting the Politics of Natural Resource Extraction

Anthony Bebbington, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Marja Hinfelaar, Cynthia A. Sanborn, Jessica Achberger, Celina Grisi Huber, Verónica Hurtado, Tania Ramírez, and Scott D. Odell

in Governing Extractive Industries: Politics, Histories, Ideas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198820932
eISBN:
9780191860478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820932.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter synthesizes findings from Bolivia, Ghana, Peru, and Zambia. It concludes that political settlements influence the relationships between resource-dependent economies and patterns of ... More


Oil and Gas Companies and the Management of Social and Environmental Impacts and Issues: The Evolution of the Industry’s Approach

Kathryn Tomlinson

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of social and environmental performance and management practices in the oil and gas industries, outlining the evolution of international companies’ approaches over ... More


Resources for Peace

Philippe Le Billon

in Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333462
eISBN:
9780190235673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333462.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter presents several proposals for resource sectors to contribute to peacebuilding. It first discusses proposals relevant to resource exploitation management, focusing on the potential ... More


Local Content and the Prospects for Economic Diversification in Mozambique

Evelyn Dietsche and Maria Esteves

in Mining for Change: Natural Resources and Industry in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198851172
eISBN:
9780191885914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851172.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In recent years, Mozambique has made international headlines for the significant hydrocarbon deposits found offshore. These have increased the country’s extractive resource endowments, in addition to ... More


Local Content: Are There Benefits for Tanzania?

Mia Ellis and Margaret McMillan

in Mining for Change: Natural Resources and Industry in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198851172
eISBN:
9780191885914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851172.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Tanzania is rich with natural resources, which have significant potential to contribute to the country’s economic development. Several laws recently passed in Tanzania are dedicated to establishing ... More


Natural Resources, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, and Global Governance

Volker Lehmann

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805373
eISBN:
9780191843440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805373.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) as a global governance tool to curb adverse effects of non-renewable natural resource extraction and commodification, ... More


Governing Extractive Industries: Politics, Histories, Ideas

Anthony Bebbington, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Marja Hinfelaar, and Cynthia Sanborn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198820932
eISBN:
9780191860478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820932.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Proposals for more effective natural resource governance emphasize the importance of institutions and governance, but say less about the political conditions under which institutional change occurs. ... More


Extractives for Development: Introduction and Ten Main Messages

Tony Addison and Alan Roe

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Countries face both challenges and opportunities in using their extractive industries to achieve more inclusive development—particularly in the developing world. Extractive industries have shaped ... More


Two Cheers for CSR

Peter Rosenblum

in Corporate Social Responsibility?: Human Rights in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226244273
eISBN:
9780226244440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244440.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides an overview of corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies employed by industry as well as activist networks and draws out aspects of the apparel and extractive sector's ... More


New Industrial Policy and the Extractive Industries

Evelyn Dietsche

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Industrial policy is back. Advocates for industrial policy argue that the important question is not whether such policies should be applied at all, but how to design and implement them. This chapter ... More


Protecting the Environment during and after Resource Extraction

Ruth Greenspan Bell

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Natural resources extraction inevitably imposes environmental damage including diversion of scarce water away from pressing local needs, disruption of fragile ecosystems, and longer-range and often ... More


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