Theme Panel: The Pluralistic Politics of Resource Extraction

The Pluralistic Politics of Resource Extraction

In-Person Paper Panel

Co-sponsored by Division 13:Politics of Communist and Former Communist Countries


  • (Chair) Ian M. Hartshorn, University of Nevada, Reno;
  • (Discussant) Chelsea C. Chou, National Taiwan University


Mountains & Mobilization: Appalachia and North China in Comparative Perspective
Manfred Elfstrom, University of British Columbia, Okanagan

Shale Gas in Eastern Europe: Local Hostility and Grassroots Protests
Andreea Raluca Maierean, Wilkes University

Protest and Elite Strategies in the Oil Capital of Russia: Surgut in Transition
Allison D. Evans, University of Nevada, Reno

Varieties of Eurasian Petrostates: Limits of the “Resource Curse” in the FSU
Rudra Sil, University of Pennsylvania; Mikhail A. Strokan, University of Pennsylvania