The politics of energy

Llewelyn Hughes, Phillip Y. Lipscy

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    Abstract

    The politics of energy is reemerging as a major area of inquiry for political science after two decades of relative quiet. We survey the theoretical and empirical literature on the politics of energy, as well as recent developments that have revived interest in the topic - renewed oil price volatility, the rise of China, and concern over global climate change. We also outline several avenues for future research, arguing that there are ample opportunities for scholars of political economy to apply insights developed in other fields to the study of energy. Copyright
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)449-469
    JournalAnnual Review of Political Science
    Volume16
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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