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Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... This chapter analyzes the polysemous understandings of responsibility that animate corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the global mining industry, which is criticized for promoting a shift from government-enforced regulation of industry to more devolved and voluntary governance, allowing...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... This chapter describes the incorporation of ethical and normative commitments into the value-generating activities of the multinational R&D-driven pharmaceutical industry through discourses of innovation and materialized through practices of corporate social responsibility. I focus...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022282-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2228-2
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... mining corporate social responsibility social movements responsibilization ...
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By Arjun Shankar
... hyperreal corporate social responsibility beautification social media campaigns celebrity ...
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By Kaushik Sunder Rajan
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... corporate social responsibility drug donation ethics experiment Gleevec innovation monopoly multinational corporations philanthropy therapy ...
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By Fabiana Li
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... La Oroya environmental health Corporate Social Responsibility pollution lead ...
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By Paul Wenzel Geissler
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... real-world experiment malaria corporate social responsibility Ghana global health ...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027119-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2711-9
... In chapter twelve, Shankar investigates a school which has been beautified as part of a corporate social responsibility project. Shankar tries to understand the purpose of such projects through the theoretical openings provided by the “hyperreal.” In turn, Shankar reveals the ways...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... on the other. This raises questions about the relationship between responsibility and power and the limits of corporate social responsibility. My case studies show that while employees are increasingly burdened with personal responsibility and risk, the law of limited liability protects companies from being...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... The spraying of inside walls of houses with insecticides has regained popularity in malaria control. In Ghana it was a corporate social responsibility project of a major gold-mining company that has brought insecticide spraying firmly back as a national agenda. Taking the project of the gold...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... of responsibility from the company to the community at large. La Oroya environmental health Corporate Social Responsibility pollution lead ...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... on the other. This raises questions about the relationship between responsibility and power and the limits of corporate social responsibility. My case studies show that while employees are increasingly burdened with personal responsibility and risk, the law of limited liability protects companies from being...
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... the burden of responsibility from the company to the community at large. La Oroya environmental health Corporate Social Responsibility pollution lead This chapter examines the technologies of mega-mining used at the Yanacocha gold mine in Cajamarca. To distance their operations from...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... institutions on the other. This raises questions about the relationship between responsibility and power and the limits of corporate social responsibility. My case studies show that while employees are increasingly burdened with personal responsibility and risk, the law of limited liability protects companies...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... This chapter describes the incorporation of ethical and normative commitments into the value-generating activities of the multinational R&D-driven pharmaceutical industry through discourses of innovation and materialized through practices of corporate social responsibility. I focus...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
...Struggling Nation The spraying of inside walls of houses with insecticides has regained popularity in malaria control. In Ghana it was a corporate social responsibility project of a major gold-mining company that has brought insecticide spraying firmly back as a national agenda. Taking...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... the public good, and the corporate and state sectors exempt themselves from responsibility for remedying social conditions or providing prevention and treatment at reasonable cost. HIV risk individualism ...
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By Arjun Shankar
.... insults rural stratification global value regimes whiteness as value In chapter twelve, Shankar investigates a school which has been beautified as part of a corporate social responsibility project. Shankar tries to understand the purpose of such projects through the theoretical openings provided...
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... then outlines theological and theoretical discussions about “body” to show where Christian theologies of the body might meet theoretical debates about the social-material dimensions of corporeality. Recent developments in science and technology also trouble our received assumption about the relationship between...