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Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy

Regimes of Risk

The World Bank and the Transformation of Mining in Asia

Authors: Hatcher, Pascale

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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.

About the authors

Pascale Hatcher is an Associate Professor in the College of International Relations of Ritsumeikan University, Japan, and an Associate Research Fellow of the Groupe de recherche sur les activités minières en Afrique (GRAMA) at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.



Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-11

    Hatcher, Pascale

  • Into the Deep: The World Bank Group, Mining Regimes, and Theoretical Insights

    Pages 12-36

    Hatcher, Pascale

  • The Open Pit: Socio-Environmental Safeguards, Multilateral Meddling, and Mining Regimes in the Philippines

    Pages 37-75

    Hatcher, Pascale

  • Mining, Multilateral Safeguards, and Political Representation in Laos

    Pages 76-100

    Hatcher, Pascale

  • Green Mining in the Gobi? Multilateral Norms and the Making of Mongolia’s Mining Regime

    Pages 101-124

    Hatcher, Pascale

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Regimes of Risk
Book Subtitle
The World Bank and the Transformation of Mining in Asia
Authors
Series Title
Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-03132-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137031327
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-03131-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44081-8
Series ISSN
2524-7441
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 193
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