Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil E–pub READ


  • Hardcover
  • 280
  • Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil
  • Nicholas Shaxson
  • English
  • 03 May 2018
  • 9781403971944

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    Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil E–pub READ OILS NOT WELL Posioned Wells is the first book by the author of that excellent exposition of Tax Havens Treasure Islands The subject of this book is the experience of West African oil producing countries with particular focus on the uestion of why these repositories of vast mineral wealth have not been able to direct their wealth into meaningful and sustained developmentWhile there is certainly a degree of gen

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    Nicholas Shaxson ´ 6 Read & download Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil E–pub READ This was an insightful read into how in the absence of strong measures to ensure good governance African oil wealth has for the most part only generated corruption The author looked at each country that had up to the time of publication discovered oil within its borders or near its shores and examined the role multi nationals international persons of influence and political or military leaders played in dive

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    Read Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil E–pub READ Nicholas Shaxson ´ 6 Read & download I liked the book easy to read and very interesting about the politics of oil in africa i'm not sure i agree with him that t

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    Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil E–pub READ A really interesting book about the dirty politics of African oil the role that oil money has played in enabling some of the worst African dictators Obiang Abacha etc; and creating incredibly distorted societies

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    Read Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil Nicholas Shaxson ´ 6 Read & download Free read Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Nicholas Shaxson I tried and tried but I just couldn't manage to finish this Even so I am giving it three stars because it's informative and well written but There's far too much detail in here for someone seeking a general overview of the topic I'd have need

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    Nicholas Shaxson ´ 6 Read & download Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil E–pub READ This book on the exploitation of Africa details the 'natural resource curse' on Africa that because of its abundant oilminerals the corrupt elite flourish with no incentive to keep the people happy What differentiates this book fro

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    Nicholas Shaxson ´ 6 Read & download Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil E–pub READ Certainly not an academic text by any means The author a journalist was clearly looking for a storytelling outlet where he could be l

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    Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil E–pub READ Shaxson has undeniable cred in the world of African oil He has a million stories and as many leads on corruption in that world but the names countries and scandals most of which are complex defeated me I couldn't keep them separate I uit 23rds into the book

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    Read Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil Nicholas Shaxson ´ 6 Read & download Free read Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Nicholas Shaxson This is a anecdotal overview of the rush for African oil to exploit by outside corporations and countries It is an easy read and a good intro I am preferring other academic books on the subject

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    Read Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil Nicholas Shaxson ´ 6 Read & download Free read Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Nicholas Shaxson Amazing read You will not listen to watch the news about the current African Oil politics and wars the same way after you carefully read these short true stories Enlightening

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Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil

Free read Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Nicholas Shaxson Nicholas Shaxson ´ 6 Read & download Read Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil Each week the oil and gas fields of sub Saharan Africa produce over a billion dollars worth of oil ye This was an insightful read into how in the absence of strong measures to ensure good governance African oil wealth has for the most part only generated corruption The author looked at each country that had up to the time of publication discovered oil within its borders or near its shores and examined the role multi nationals international persons of influence and political or military leaders played in diverting the wealth from going toward the greater good of all the people Shaxson makes the point that oil corrupts and great oil wealth corrupts absolutely but the adoption of transparent banking practices and open political processes in ALL countries including the United States Luxembourg France and other places traditionally identified as tax havens can eliminate some of its extreme expressionsI found this book highly informative and very readable If you want to know about some of the modern problems afflicting the continent today about the greed of too many of its rulers and about how other countries are or have been complicit all in the pursuit of oil then read this book

Free read Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Nicholas Shaxson

Free read Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Nicholas Shaxson Nicholas Shaxson ´ 6 Read & download Read Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil T this rising tide of money is not promoting stability or development but instead is causing violence This book on the exploitation of Africa details the natural resource curse on Africa that because of its abundant oilminerals the corrupt elite flourish with no incentive to keep the people happy What differentiates this book from other working papersstudies is the author s reporting experience in a vast swathe of the continent which he uses to write 10 case studies one on each country While the solution he proposes may seem idealistic todayAlaska type distribution of royalties to each citizen it may still work in one s lifetime uite interestingly written without losing rigour

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Free read Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Nicholas Shaxson Nicholas Shaxson ´ 6 Read & download Read Poisoned Wells The Dirty Politics of African Oil Poverty and stagnation 'Poisoned Wells' exposes the root causes of this paradox of poverty from plen Certainly not an academic text by any means The author a journalist was clearly looking for a storytelling outlet where he could be less than poltically correct You kind of get the feeling he s not always telling the whole story Still the book is an entertaining peek into the world of African oil and governance Nicholas Shaxton has the appropriate experience to guide the reader on a journey through this dark world and his writing is fairly solid