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The paradox of plenty : oil booms and petro-states

Terry Lynn Karl (Author)
Explains why, in the midst of two massive oil booms in the 1970s, oil-exporting governments as different as Venezuela, Iran, Nigeria, Algeria, and Indonesia chose common development paths and suffered similarly disappointing outcomes.
eBook, English, ©1997
University of California Press, Berkeley, ©1997