TITLE

DOES OIL HINDER DEMOCRACY?

AUTHOR(S)
Ross, Michael L.
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
World Politics;Apr2001, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p325
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines three aspects of the claim that Middle East's oil wealth contributes to the region's failure to democratize. Analysis of pooled time-series cross-national data from 113 states between 1971 and 1997; Association of oil exports with authoritarian rule; Similar antidemocratic effect of other mineral exports.
ACCESSION #
7223918

 

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