Lecture With: John Warner.
This lecture addresses the intricacies and intersections of oil,
authoritarian rule, and regional/international relations in the
Arabian Peninsula. The focus will be on the structures of oil
economies and implications thereof.
Workshop With: John Warner, Bassam Haddad, and Matthew Scherer.
Join us for a workshop that follows Professor Warner's lecture.
- Ross, Michael, "What have we learned about the resource curse?." Annual Review of Political Science 18
- Jones, Toby, "America, Oil, and War in the Middle East"
- Hanieh, Adam, "Overcoming Methodological Nationalism"
- Buckley, Michelle, "Locating Neoliberalism in Dubai - Migrant
Workers and Class Struggle"
- Okruhlik, Gwenn, "Rentier Wealth, Unruly Law, Rise of Opposition" (2015): 239-259.
- Mitchell, Timothy, "Carbon Democracy" Economy and Society Volume 38 Number 3 August 2009: 399---432 .
- Beblawi, "The Rentier State in the Arab World"
- Kanna, "A Politics of Non-Recognition"
- Wenar, Leif. Blood oil: Tyrants, violence, and the rules that run the world. Oxford University Press, 2015.
About this Project:
The Political Economy of Development Series is sponsored by George Mason University's Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (ppe.gmu.edu) and The Political Economy Project . The series aims to place students in conversation with scholars at the cutting edge of research on questions of profound contemporary significance.