Explaining Why Natural Resource Development Fails to Lift People Out of Poverty

Explaining Why Natural Resource Development Fails to Lift People Out of Poverty

A Case of Africa

eBook - 2012
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Are resources being distributed only to make wealthy elites wealthier? How do the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Trade Organization foster a neo-liberal capitalist agenda that promotes wealth accumulation among these elites? The book looks at how this process can be stopped. It argues that resource distribution must benefit the people in a fair and even manner. The previous studies on this issue, mainly from the West, construct discourses and produce languages of poverty, or tribalism, arguing that these are the major factors contributing to civil conflict and under.
Publisher: Lewiston :, The Edwin Mellen Press,, [2012]
ISBN: 9780773444607
0773444602
9780773445369
0773445366
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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