Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC3103: The Resource Paradox: Blessing or Curse?

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Hilson, G. and Clifford, M.J., 2010. A ‘Kimberley protest’: Diamond mining, export sanctions, and poverty in Akwatia, Ghana. African Affairs109(436), pp.431-450.

Kirsch, S., 2007. Indigenous movements and the risks of counterglobalization: tracking the campaign against Papua New Guinea's Ok Tedi mine. American ethnologist34(2), pp.303-321.

Nash, J.C., 1993. We eat the mines and the mines eat us: Dependency and exploitation in Bolivian tin mines. Columbia University Press.

Watts, M., 2009. Oil, development, and the politics of the bottom billion. Macalester International24(1), p.11.