Mining and Social Transformation in Africa
Mineralising and Democratising Trends in Artisanal Production
||Bryceson, Deborah Fahy|
Jønsson, Jesper Bosse
|Series title:||Routledge Studies in Development and Society Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
After more than three decades of economic malaise, many African countries are experiencing an upsurge in their economic fortunes linked to the booming international market for minerals. Spurred by the shrinking viability of peasant agriculture, rural dwellers have been engaged in a massive search for alternative livelihoods, one of the most lucrative being artisanal mining.
While an expanding literature has documented the economic expansion of artisanal mining, this book is...