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Multinational corporations and the third world

Author: C J Dixon; D Drakakis-Smith; H D Watts
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Routledge library editions. International business, v. 11
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a comprehensive study of the role of multinational corporations in the economies of the Third World. It begins by providing a comprehensive overview of the activities of multinational corporations and the main areas of research and debate. It goes on to discuss specific sociological, developmental and material effects on Third World countries resulting from involvement with multinational corporations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C J Dixon; D Drakakis-Smith; H D Watts
ISBN: 9780203077184 0203077180
OCLC Number: 828735310
Notes: Originally published in 1986.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 200 pages).
Contents: Chapter 1. The multinations : spearhead or spectre? / F.E.I. Hamilton --
chapter 2. Multinationals and the exploitation of non-renewable resources / G. Manners --
chapter 3. Multinationals and restructuring in Latin America / S.M. Cunningham --
chapter 4. Arming the third world : the role of the multinational corporation / S.W. Williams --
chapter 5. The new international division of labour and American semiconductor production in Southeast Asia / J.W. Henderson --
chapter 6. Multinational corporations and the triple alliance in Latin America / R.N. Gwynne --
chapter 7. Multinational corporations, the state and indegenous beer production in Central Africa / C.M. Rogerson and B.A. Tucker --
chapter 8. Multinational resource corporations, nationalization and diminished viability : Caribbean plantations, mines and oilfields in the 1970s / R.M. Auty.
Series Title: Routledge library editions. International business, v. 11
Responsibility: edited by C.J. Dixon, D. Drakakis-Smith and H.D. Watts.

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This book is a comprehensive study of the role of multinational corporations in the economies of the Third World. It begins by providing a comprehensive overview of the activities of multinational corporations and the main areas of research and debate. It goes on to discuss specific sociological, developmental and material effects on Third World countries resulting from involvement with multinational corporations.

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