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Conflict translates social and environmental risk into business costs

| By D. Franks, R. Davis, A. Bebbington, S. Ali, D. Kemp, M. Scurrah | Published by  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. May 27;111(21):7576-81 | | Full text | Sustainability science has grown as a field of inquiry, but has said little about the role of large-scale private sector actors in socio-ecological systems change. […]

Subterranean Struggles: New Dynamics of Mining, Oil and Gas in Latin America

| Edited by Anthony Bebbington and Jeffrey Bury | Published by University of Texas Press, Austin | | Official webpage and purchasing options | Over the past two decades, the extraction of nonrenewable resources in Latin America has given rise to many forms of struggle, particularly among disadvantaged populations. The first analytical collection to combine geographical and […]

Political Economies of Extractive Industry: From Documenting Complexity to Informing Current Debates

| Edited by A. Bebbington, T. Bornschlegl, and A. Johnson | Special issue of Development and Change October 2013 | Summary: The literature on extractive industries has grown rapidly in recent years both because the empirical significance of resource extraction has increased and because resource extraction necessarily invokes other questions of wider purchase in development studies. […]

Political Economies of Extractive Industry: From Documenting Complexity to Informing Current Debates

| By A. Bebbington, T. Bornschlegl, A. Johnson | Published by Development and Change, 30 September, 2013 | Abstract: The literature on extractive industries has grown rapidly in recent years both because the empirical significance of resource extraction has increased and because resource extraction necessarily invokes other questions of wider purchase in development studies. This virtual issue […]

Natural resource extraction and the possibilities of inclusive development: politics across space and time

| By Anthony Bebbington | ESID Working Papers No. 21. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development | | Full text | This paper addresses institutional and political relationships that govern the interactions between natural resource extraction, economy and society with a focus on the mining and hydrocarbon sectors. These relationships help define the implications of […]

Industrias extractivas, conflicto social y dinámicas institucionales en la región andina

| Edited by Anthony Bebbington | Published by Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (modified and extended version of Routledge book, 2012), Lima | Official webpage La expansión de las industrias extractivas en América Latina, especialmente en la región andina y amazónica, está transformando a gran escala a las sociedades, economías y territorios en los que viene ocurriendo. […]

Post-what? Extractive industries, narratives of development and socio-environmental disputes across the (ostensibly changing) Andean region

| By D. Humphreys Bebbington and A. Bebbington | Published in New Political Spaces in Latin American Natural Resource Governance. Edited by H. Haarstad. Oxford: Palgrave Macmillan. | Abstract: Lima, 2011: A colleague begins a postgraduate seminar on extractive industries by presenting students, drawn from across Latin America, with a series of quotations on the relationships between […]