Mineral Rents and the Financing of Social Policy: Opportunities and Challenges by Katja HujoMineral Rents and the Financing of Social Policy: Opportunities and Challenges by Katja Hujo

Mineral Rents and the Financing of Social Policy: Opportunities and Challenges

byKatja Hujo

Hardcover | May 30, 2012

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An exploration of the implications of mineral-led wealth and the opportunities that this creates for economic and social development. The book includes theoretical and policy analyses as well as micro level country case studies, including Norway, Chile, Indonesia, Nigeria and Botswana.
JIMI O. ADESINA is Professor of Sociology at the University of the Western Cape, where he directs the Transformative Social Policy Programme. His research and teaching interests include the political economy of Africa's develpment, social theory and intellectual endogeneity, and social policy. WILLIAM ASCHER is the Donald C. McKenna Pr...
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Title:Mineral Rents and the Financing of Social Policy: Opportunities and ChallengesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:343 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.1 inPublished:May 30, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023037090X

ISBN - 13:9780230370906

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Introduction: Blessing or Curse? K.Hujo PART I: THEMATIC ISSUES Development and Growth in Resource-Dependent Countries; T.Gylfason Economic Policy in Mineral-Rich Countries; S.Asfaha Social Policy and State Revenues in Mineral-Rich Contexts; L.Hinojosa, A.Bebbington & A.Barrientos Institutional Change and State Capacity; E.Dietsche PART II: CASE STUDIES Mineral Rents and Social Development in Norway; H.Mehlum, K.Moene & R.Torvik Mineral Rents and Social Development in Chile; J.Guajardo B. Mineral Wealth, Development and Social Policy in Indonesia; W.Ascher   Has Botswana Beaten the Resource Curse? S.Pegg Social Policy in a Mineral-Rich Economy: the Case of Nigeria; J.Adesina Conclusion: Options and Constraints; K.Hujo