Blessing or curse? : the pitfalls of resource wealth / Wayne Ellwood... [et al.]

New Internationalist examines the world’s voracious appetite for raw materials and the explosive growth of mineral exploration around the globe. We look at commodity dependency from East Kalimantan, to Madagascar, to Canada’s tar sands and ask what that means for communities whose lands and livelihoods are threatened. And we try to answer the most pressing question of all: how can counties control and manage their natural resources for the greater good? [Abstract]