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Mining and Climate Change: A Review and Framework for Analysis

| By Scott D. Odell, Anthony Bebbington, and Karen E. Frey | Published by The Extractive Industries and Society, January 2018, Vol.5(1) pp. 201-14 | Permanent link to article Summary: In this paper, we demonstrate that climate change is critically important for the current and future status of mining activity and its impacts on surrounding communities and […]

Evaluating conflict surrounding mineral extraction in Ghana: Assessing the spatial interactions of large and small-scale mining

| By K Patel, J.Rogan, N. Cuba, A. Bebbington | Published by The Extractive Industries and Society, April 2016, Vol.3(2), pp.450-463 | Summary: Since implementation of its Economic Recovery Program in 1983, Ghana’s extractive industries have come to account for 40% of the total value of the country’s exports. An adverse impact of this increase, […]

Conceptualising corporate community development

| By Banks, G., Scheyvens, R., McLennan, S., and Bebbington, A. | Third World Quarterly,  01 February 2016, Vol.37(2), p.245-263 | | Full text (PDF) | Summary: Globally there is an increasing focus on the private sector as a significant development actor. One element of the private sector’s role emphasised within this new focus has been corporate social […]

A Hundred Key Questions for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

| By J. Oldekop, L. Fontana, J.Grugel and 42 other authors including A. Bebbington | Published by Development Policy Research, 34(1): 55-82 | Summary: The Sustainable Development Goals (s) herald a new phase for international development. This article presents the results of a consultative exercise to collaboratively identify 100 research questions of critical importance for the […]

Political ecologies of resource extraction: agendas pendientes

| By A. Bebbington | Published by European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 100: 85-98 | | Official webpage and full text | Summary: Research related to extractive industries has grown significantly over the last decade. As the commodities boom appears to be winding down, this article outlines areas for potential future research. Emphasis is placed […]

Explaining spatial diversity in Latin American rural development: structures, institutions and coalitions

| By J. Berdegué, J. Escobal, A. Bebbington | Published by World Development, 73: 129-137 | | Full text (PDF) || Abstract: This article summarizes the results of a research program conducted in 11 Latin America countries, addressing two questions: (1) what factors determine territorial development dynamics that lead to economic growth, poverty reduction, and improved […]

Gas and development: Rural Territorial Dynamics in Tarija, Bolivia

| By L.Hinojosa, A. Bebbington, G. Cortez, J.P.Chumacero, D. Humphreys Bebbington, K.Hennermann | Published by World Development, 73: 105-117 | | Full text (PDF) | Summary: Framed by concepts of territorial project, social coalitions, and scalar relationships, we analyze rural territorial dynamics under conditions of rapid expansion in natural gas extraction. Analyzing recent economic, political, and […]

Extraterritorial investments, environmental crisis and collective action in Latin America

| By P. Ospina, A. Bebbington, P. Hollenstein, I. Nussbaum, E. Ramírez | Published in World Development, 73: 32-43 | | Full text (PDF) | Summary: A growing number of extraterritorial private-sector actors, often in partnership with the state, are expanding the frontiers of extractive and primary export economies to new rural territories in Latin America. This […]

Conceptualizing spatial diversity in Latin American rural development: structures, institutions and coalitions

| By J. Berdegué, A. Bebbington, J. Escobal | Published in World Development, 73:1-10 | | Full text (PDF | Summary: This article is the introduction to a volume containing findings from a program conducted over five years in 11 Latin America countries, to answer three questions: (1) Are there rural territories that have experienced simultaneous economic growth, […]

Mining, risk and climate resilience in the ‘other’ Pacific: Latin American lessons for the South Pacific

| By A. Bebbington, J.Bury, N.Cuba, J.Rogan | Published by Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 56(2): 189-207 | | Full text (PDF) | Abstract: We suggest the value of considering Pacific Latin America and the South Pacific in relationship to each other in contexts of climate change and investment in extractive industry. The paper explores the interactions between extractive […]