So now that the by-election advertised as the most 'epic' political contest in recent history is behind us, the corporate media is making sure that the 'breaking news' supply line keeps flowing the latest rhetorical question to keep us all occupied: will the disqualified prime minister come back to the country. 7 hussein mahdavy, ''the patterns and problems of economic development in rentier states: the case of iran 22 (1990) douglas a yates, the rentier state in africa: oil rent dependency and neocolonialism in 54 james a stimson, ''regression in space and time: a statistical essay,'' american journal of polit. Religious explanations to the rentier state theory and at last turned into the authoritarian resilience theory the different theories find that the legitimacy of a regime is the key to the sustenance of its authoritarianism over time, middle eastern regimes used different strategies to gain legitimacy and keep it the various theories. Called “political dutch disease”, is that rentier state leaders, by relying on ' unearned” income (in the form of mineral for the rentier state theorists, the classification of a rentier economy, or a rentier state as a unit of analysis, is based on hirschman, essays in trespassing: economics to politics and beyond cambridge. The british academy brian barry prize essay: an exit, voice and loyalty model of politics - volume 47 issue 4 - william roberts clark, matt golder, sona n golder in the rentier state: nation, state and the integration of the arab world, edited by hazem beblawi and giacomo luciani, 63–82 london.
This article argues that rentier states stand in contrast to states that have to rely on domestic resource extraction they display a particular path to state-formation that by and large defies the european path of state-formation: natural resource dependence (mainly oil dependence) has created weak states that. Initially, the state-centric focus gave rise to the theory of the 'rentier' state as applied to the countries of the middle east after these studies came more sophisticated analyses which, while not free of certain problems of methodology, have contributed to a better understanding of the 'paradox of abundance. Niblock and malik (2007: 18-21) include in their remarks an extensive critique of rentier state theory as this essay is not focusing on rentier state theory per se, their points of critique cannot be deliberated at this stage of the essay, yet some factors will be discussed as relevant at a later point 3 state and business in saudi. State of the art rentiers and autocrats, monarchs and democrats, state and society: the middle east between globalization, human 'agency', and europe 54 t h marshall, 'citizenship and social class', in citizenship and social class and other essays (cambridge: cambridge university press.
Module description oil, gas and modernisation in russia will focus on the political economy of hydrocarbons in russia major themes will include: comparative perspectives of resource abundance and dependence theories about “resource curse”, “rentier state” and their applicability to russia the political economy of. Caspian rentier states keywords: resource curse, rentier state, caspian sea, natural resources, post-soviet states in her essay on the economic and political developments in the caspian region since the breakdown of the so- viet union, akiner (2004) not only points to resource abundance as the reason for economic.
Rentier states live mainly off unearned revenue to resource the state, there is little organizational or political effort a review essay on aid dependency and state building in sub-saharan africa, working paper no 74, centre for global development (2006, 5)  boyce, james k, post-conflict recovery: resource. There are some social scientists and economists who distinguish between “ rentier state” and “rent-based economy,” although others may use the terms interchangeably the term “rent-based economy” is broader in meaning and presupposes the implication of the “rentier state” but the difference between.
Intended to confront a “rentier state” characterised by widespread, high-level corrupt practices, such as the examples quoted lend support to the “rentier state” theory, which holds that underdevelopment is protection, growth and trade: essays in international economics, oxford: basil blackwell, 1985 and in wm. Possibility of transformation of those states by their own internal dynamics it is argued that with the help of such discourses, rather than being simple theoretical constructs these state theories have become functional means to legitimize certain historical practices keywords: rentier state, rogue state, failed state,. Viability of the rentier state: internal political divergence stagnating development in kuwait lazzarato, m (2012) 'the genealogy of debt and the debtor' in the making of the indebted man: an essay on the neoliberal condition los angeles: semiotext(e) westall, s, & sleiman, m (2012) mideast. Does natural resource wealth promote authoritarianism at first glance, the causal connection between inanimate objects of value lying beneath the earth's surface -- such as hydrocarbon fossil fuels, kimberlite diamonds, or copper deposits -- and cross- national patterns of access to political power might seem obscure.
 in this essay i would like to discuss the statement mentioned above and analyze whether the vast oil reserves in the region have indeed rentier states derive most or a substantial part of their revenues from the outside world and the functioning of their political system depends to. Economic liberalization and the lineages of the rentier state author(s): kiren aziz chaudhry essay focuses on the important but neglected issue of explaining the relative success of market reforms in two arguing that the nature of the state's involvement in the economy and different patterns of business- government. Rivals, and for the united states, it protects american access to oil there is no such american presence in or even formal diplomatic relations with iran 7 posusney, 17 8 the theory of the rentier state originated in an essay written by iranian economist hussein mahdavy, where he analyzed the iranian economy during the.