Publications



Resource governance dynamics: The challenge of ‘new oil’ in Uganda

Research article by James Van Alstine, Jami Dixon on 1 Feb 2014

Resource governance norms have evolved at multiple scales to counter the potential negative socio-economic, environmental and institutional impacts of the extractive industries. Advocates of these ‘good governance’ initiatives have sought to mainstream transparency throughout the extractive industries value chain and implement pro-poor projects at the site level. However, these types of resource governance interventions often […]




Transparency in resource governance: the pitfalls and potential of “new oil” in Sub-Saharan Africa

Research article by James Van Alstine on 1 Feb 2014

An international agenda has evolved over the past decade to establish hard and soft rules to govern the impacts of the extractive industries. The international community and some resource-rich states have increasingly embraced norms such as transparency in resource governance. This paper explores how multi-stakeholder initiatives such as the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) and […]


Energy in low carbon cities and social learning: A process for defining priority research questions with UK stakeholders.

Research article by Chris J. Martin, Peter Taylor, Paul Upham, Golnoush Ghiasi, Catherine S.E. Bale, Hannah James, Alice Owen, William F. Gale, Rebecca J. Slack, Simon Helmer on 1 Feb 2014

Chris J. Martin, Peter G. Taylor, Paul Upham, Golnoush Ghiasi, Catherine S.E. Bale, Hannah James, Alice Owen, William F. Gale, Rebecca J. Slack, Simon Helmer. Sustainable Cities and Society. 10, 149-160.