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Contested wealth: Social and political mobilisation in extractive communities in Africa

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This introductory paper analyses historical and contemporary developments in the social and political mobilisation of what are termed ‘extractive communities’ in Africa. It demonstrates the centrality of diverse contestations, both between extractive corporations and extractive communities, and within communities themselves, over the real and envisioned benefits of mining and oil production. In contextualising the articles carried in this special section of Extractive Industries and Society, ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.exis.2017.11.001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SIAS; Area Studies
Oxford college:
St Antonys College
Laterza, V More by this author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Extractive Industries and Society Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
4
Pages:
701-706
Publication date:
2017-11-09
Acceptance date:
2017-11-04
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ISSN:
2214-790X
Pubs id:
pubs:744758
URN:
uri:dbfb5055-d7d1-41fa-8d9e-41b950d5a320
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uuid:dbfb5055-d7d1-41fa-8d9e-41b950d5a320
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