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Contribution to Book
Nature, Raw Materials, and Political Economy: An Introduction
Nature, Raw Materials and Political Economy (2005)
  • Paul Ciccantell
  • David A Smith
Abstract

In this introductory chapter, we briefly outline the history of the political economy of raw materials, focusing particularly on the relationship between raw materials and economic development. We then introduce the chapters of this volume, and we conclude by discussing future directions for research in this area.

Disciplines
Publication Date
2005
Editor
Paul Ciccantell, David Smith, Gay Seidman
Publisher
JAI/Elsevier Press
Series
Research in Rural Sociology and Development
Citation Information
Paul Ciccantell and David A Smith. "Nature, Raw Materials, and Political Economy: An Introduction" OxfordNature, Raw Materials and Political Economy Vol. 9 (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/paul_ciccantell/12/