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作者 Knierzinger, Johannes, author
書名 Bauxite mining in Africa : transnational corporate governance and development / by Johannes Knierzinger
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
國際標準書號 9783319527062 (electronic bk.)
9783319527055 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-52706-2 doi
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (xvii, 268 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
系列 International political economy series
International political economy series
附註 Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Concepts: Corporate decision spaces and chains of command -- Chapter 3. Rusal in Guinea -- Chapter 4. The Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinee -- Chapter 5. Conclusions
This book deals with the consequences of the inclusion of African states and communities in the global aluminium chain. The so-called "New Scramble for Africa" of the 2000s illustrated how seriously African living conditions are affected by continuous cycles of boom and bust, and how strongly the quality of life currently depends on the investment decisions and corporate social responsibility policies of transnational corporations. Taking the example of the global production network of bauxite and aluminium, the author focuses on the socio-political aspects of this dependency, which he achieves through the conducting of a series of interviews with various involved parties
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Aluminum mines and mining -- Africa
Political Science and International Relations
International Political Economy
African Politics
Regional Development
Globalization
Development Economics
Political Sociology
Alt Author SpringerLink (Online service)
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