POL407H5 • The Politics of Oil & Mining Extraction: Contracts, Conflict, Consent

What can we learn about global politics from an oil or a mining contract? Who are the main actors in such contracts? What are key differences between oil and mining contracts? What is the future of oil and mining contracts? This course addresses these questions, by examining the complex politics of oil and mining contracts. Key theoretical concepts and themes explored in this course are sovereignty, ownership, resistance, and the future of resource extraction.

A minimum 1.0 POL credit at the 300-level
Social Science
In Class
Political Science