Shell Petroleum Development Company, The State And Underdevelopment Of Nigeria's Niger Delta

by Daniel A Omoweh
Shell Petroleum Development Company, The State And Underdevelopment Of Nigeria's Niger Delta

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An examination of the origins, nature and trend of capitalist development promoted by Shell and the Nigerian State in the Delta region. Omoweh incorporates a critical analysis of how the environment and economies of oil producing countries have been steadily damaged over the years by Shell and the state, in comparison with the actions of other foreign oils companies like Chevron and Mobil. He looks at the patterns of protest the inhabitants of oil producing communities have used to resist underdevelopment and examines the responses of Shell and the state.
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An examination of the origins, nature and trend of capitalist development promoted by Shell and the Nigerian State in the Delta region. Omoweh incorporates a critical analysis of how the environment and economies of oil producing countries have been steadily damaged over the years by Shell and the state, in comparison with the actions of other foreign oils companies like Chevron and Mobil. He looks at the patterns of protest the inhabitants of oil producing communities have used to resist underdevelopment and examines the responses of Shell and the state.

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