THE PETRO-DEVELOPMENTAL STATE IN AFRICA
MAKING OIL WORK IN ANGOLA, NIGERIA AND THE GULF OF GUINEA
BY JESSE SALAH OVADIA
40 [pounds sterling] HURST ISBN: 9781849044769
Jesse Salah Ovadia lectures in International Political Economy at Newcastle University, UK. in this book, she focuses on local content in the oil and oil service sectors and the changing accumulation strategies of the domestic elite.
She also questions what kinds of development are possible through natural resource extraction and argues that a new form of developmental state--the "petro-developmental state"--may now be emerging in the Gulf of Guinea, allowing states to capitalise on a resource that has traditionally been...