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In Good Company : an Anatomy of Corporate Social Responsibility.

Author: Dinah Rajak
Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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& DIV & Under the banner of corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporations have become increasingly important players in international development. These days, CSR's union of economics and ethics is virtually unquestioned as an antidote to harsh neoliberal reforms and the delinquency of the state, but nothing is straightforward about this apparently win-win formula. Chronicling transnational mining corporation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Case studies
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Rajak, Dinah.
In Good Company : An Anatomy of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dinah Rajak
ISBN: 9780804781619 0804781613
OCLC Number: 1004032924
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (541 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; List of Abbreviations; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction Towards an Ethnography of Corporate Social Responsibility; Chapter 1 'Let Business Lift Africa Out of Poverty': Global Corporate Citizenship-A New Orthodoxy; Chapter 2 'Mines Are for Men, Not for Money': A History of Giving; Chapter 3 'Proudly South African': A Division of the Spoils; Chapter 4 'HIV/AIDS Is Our Business': Market Logics and Moral Imperatives; Chapter 5 The Moral Economy of Treatment: Corporate Responsibility in the Workplace. Chapter 6 Between the Market and the Gift: Corporate Responsibility in the CommunityChapter 7 Between the Company and the Community: The Limits of Responsibility?; Conclusion Market Myths and Moral Discourse: Corporate Capitalism and the Pursuit of Moral Authority; Notes; References; Index.

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& DIV & Under the banner of corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporations have become increasingly important players in international development. These days, CSR's union of economics and ethics is virtually unquestioned as an antidote to harsh neoliberal reforms and the delinquency of the state, but nothing is straightforward about this apparently win-win formula. Chronicling transnational mining corporation Anglo American's pursuit of CSR, & I & In Good Company & /I & explores what lies behind the movement's marriage of moral imperative and market discipline. & BR & & BR & From the company's global h.

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