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Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Paul Sabin

Philip Rousseau (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Energy shortages, climate change, and the debate over national security have thrust oil policy to the forefront of American politics. How did Americans grow so dependent on petroleum, and what can we ... More


The Middle Eastern Funds

Christopher Balding

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: The New Intersection of Money and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842902
eISBN:
9780199932498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842902.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds remain less transparent and more difficult to disentangle from the local economy than other funds. More dependent on the price of oil than almost any other ... More


introduction: Structuring the Oil Market

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

California provides a case history for the impact of oil on individual states and a microcosm of its penetration in the United States as a whole. In studying the volatile politics of the oil economy, ... More


conclusion: The Politics of Petroleum Prices

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Kenneth Kingsbury accurately portrayed how prices, resource consumption, and technological development interact. Behind Kingsbury's embrace of the “economic stimulus of price,” however, lurked an ... More


Threshold Effects of Fiscal-Monetary Interdependence and Exchange Rate Regimes in Oil-Dependent Arab Economies

Ibrahim Elbadawi, Mohamed Goaied, and Moez Ben Tahar

in Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198822226
eISBN:
9780191861208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822226.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter contributes to the literature on fiscal-monetary interdependence in resource-dependent economies in the Arab World, specifically during the post-mid-1990s oil boom. It also provides ... More


Rebirth of a Nation

in The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226023540
eISBN:
9780226023564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023564.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the credibility of oil-rich Nigeria was ratified by signs of material development masquerading as its substance, purveying a “seeing-is-believing” ontology that disguised the ... More


The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria

Andrew Apter

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226023540
eISBN:
9780226023564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023564.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

When Nigeria hosted the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) in 1977, it celebrated a global vision of black nationhood and citizenship animated by the exuberance of ... More


Introduction: Continuity and Change in Venezuela's Petro-Diplomacy

Ralph S. Clem and Anthony P. Maingot

in Venezuela's Petro-Diplomacy: Hugo Chavez's Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035307
eISBN:
9780813038292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035307.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The book focuses on continuity and change in Venezuela's petro-diplomacy. Venezuela's foreign trade deals connected directly to both the paramount energy security issue and the desire to limit U.S. ... More


Google, Information, and Power

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

in The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039126
eISBN:
9780252097102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039126.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines Google's aims to dominate the global market for information services and data. Drawing from the suggestion that “information is the new oil of the Internet and the currency of ... More


Whale Oil Culture, Consumerism, and Modern Conservation

Heidi Scott

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explores how late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century representations of oil helped to establish the conditions necessary for the rise of a dynamic oil economy. Focusing on ... More


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