Ross, Michael L.
April 2001
World Politics;Apr2001, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p325
Academic Journal
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.


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