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Natural resources and government responsiveness

Wiens, David


Pogge (2008) and Wenar (2008) have recently argued that we are responsible for the persistence of the so-called ‘resource curse’. But their analyses are limited in important ways. I trace these limitations to their undue focus on the ways in which the international rules governing resource transactions undermine government accountability. To overcome the shortcomings of Pogge’s and Wenar’s analyses, I propose a normative framework organized around the social value of government...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Politics, Philosophy & Economics
DOI: 10.1177/1470594X13496755


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