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Regimes of Risk, The World Bank and the Transformation of Mining in Asia, by Pascale Hatcher

Summary
With Asia as its backdrop, this book investigates the role played by the World Bank Group (WBG) in conceptualising and promoting new mining regimes tailored for resource-rich country clients. It details a particular politics of mining in the Global South characterised by the transplanting, hijacking and contesting of the WBG's mining agenda
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Figures, Tables, Maps, and Boxes; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Into the Deep: The World Bank Group, Mining Regimes, and Theoretical Insights; Towards the last frontier: mining, risk investments, and the World Bank Group; Rolling with the punches: the WBG and the promotion of mining from a historical perspective; The social-developmental model: a critical political-economy perspective; Rethinking the state; Rethinking the political fabric of society; Conclusion
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed. 2014.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (208 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781349440818

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