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Working for Oil

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Disappearing the Workers: How Labor in the Oil Complex Has Been Made Invisible
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    Chapter 3 The Zero-Sum Game of Early Oil Extraction Relations in Colombia: Workers, Tropical Oil, and the Police State, 1918–1938
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    Chapter 4 Fluid History: Oil Workers and the Iranian Revolution
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    Chapter 5 Norwegian Oil Workers: From Rebels to Parters in the Tripartite System
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    Chapter 6 The Role of Labor in Transforming Nigerian Oil Politics
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    Chapter 7 The End of “The Good Fight”? Organized Labor and the Petro-nation During the Neoliberalization of the Oil Industry in Ecuador
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    Chapter 8 Indian Migrant Workers in the Iranian Oil Industry 1908–1951
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    Chapter 9 Cat Crackers and Picket Lines: Organized Labor in US Gulf Coast Oil Refining
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    Chapter 10 White-Collar Wildcatters and Wildcat Strikes: Oil Experts, Global Contracts, and the Transformation of Labor in Postwar Houston
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    Chapter 11 Heroic “Black Gold”? Working for Oil and Gas in the Western Siberian Oil and Gas Complex of the 1960–1970s
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    Chapter 12 Building an Oil Empire: Labor and Gender Relations in American Company Towns in Libya, 1950s–1970s
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    Chapter 13 Tapline, Welfare Capitalism, and Mass Mobilization in Lebanon, 1950–1964
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    Chapter 14 “Oil Is Our Wet Nurse”: Oil Production and Munayshilar (Oil Workers) in Soviet Kazakhstan
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    Chapter 15 Doubly Invisible: Women’s Labor in the US Gulf of Mexico Offshore Oil and Gas Industry
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Working for Oil
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, March 2018
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-56445-6
978-3-31-956444-9, 978-3-31-956445-6

Touraj Atabaki, Elisabetta Bini, Kaveh Ehsani

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 7 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 29%
Researcher 2 29%
Student > Bachelor 1 14%
Unknown 2 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 2 29%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 14%
Physics and Astronomy 1 14%
Arts and Humanities 1 14%
Unknown 2 29%