The Politics of Resource Extraction

Indigenous Peoples, Multinational Corporations and the State

  • Suzana Sawyer
  • Edmund Terence Gomez

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Suzana Sawyer, Edmund Terence Gomez
    Pages 1-8
  3. Suzana Sawyer, Edmund Terence Gomez
    Pages 9-32
  4. Edmund Terence Gomez, Suzana Sawyer
    Pages 33-45
  5. Raymundo D. Rovillos, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
    Pages 129-152
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 261-314

About this book


International institutions (United Nations, World Bank) and multinational companies have voiced concern over the adverse impact of resource extraction activities on the livelihood of indigenous communities. This volume examines mega resource extraction projects in Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Chad, Cameroon, India, Nigeria, Peru, the Philippines.


Indigenous resource extraction state corporations institutions multi-national companies relations development Governance government Institution International institutions United Nations World Bank

Editors and affiliations

  • Suzana Sawyer
    • 1
  • Edmund Terence Gomez
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaDavisUSA
  2. 2.University of MalayaMalaysia

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