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Politics of Oil

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Beschreibung

Including maps, statistics, essays and an A-Z of key terms, this title provides a useful background to the political issues involved in the oil industry. It presents information on the oil industry world-wide, and is of interest to those involved in or studying oil production, processing and selling.

Autorentext
Bülent Gökay is Professor of International Relations and Head of the School of Politics, International Relations and the Environment (SPIRE) at Keele University, UK. He is the author (and co-author) of many books on global politics and oil, including The Politics of Caspian Oil (2001), 11 September 2001: War, Terror and Judgement (2003) and The New American Imperialism: Bush's War on Terror and Blood for Oil (2005, with Vassilis K. Fouskas).

Klappentext


This new title presents key information on the oil industry world-wide, and will be of interest to anyone involved in or studying the politics of oil production, processing and selling.
Oil has long been at the forefront of political agendas, and with increased tensions in the Middle East, there has never been a greater need for up-to-date, reliable information on this key industry.
Includes:
* essays covering the main themes
* an A-Z glossary listing important terms
* detailed maps
* a statistics section.



Inhalt
1. Essays: 1. Introduction: How Oil Fuels World Politics; 2. As Good as Gold: Oil and Global Political Economy Darrell Whitman; 3. Geopolitics of oil and Pipelines in the (Eurasian) Heartland Emre Iseri; 4. Oil and Power in the Caspian Sea Region: Supermajor Oil Companies and Geopolitics E.K. Mofford; 5. Oil in Flames: 'Production Sharing Agreements' (PSAs) and the Issue of 'Petroleum Nationalism' in Iraq Vassilis K. Fouskas; 6. Oil and Islam Economic Distress and Political Opposition Øystein Noreng; 7. Oil Politics and Environmental Conflict: The Case of the Niger Delta, Nigeria Chukwumerije Okereke; 2. A-Z Glossary; 3. Maps; 4. Statistics; 5. Select Bibliography.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Politics of Oil
Untertitel: A Survey
Editor:
EAN: 9781857433401
ISBN: 978-1-85743-340-1
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Genre: Branchen
Anzahl Seiten: 260
Gewicht: 522g
Größe: H234mm x B156mm
Jahr: 2006