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Rethinking International Development series

Transnational Corporations and Development Policy

Critical Perspectives

Editors: Rugraff, E., Sánchez-Ancochea, D., Sumner, Andy (Eds.)

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This volume offers a wide-reaching exploration of foreign direct investment and developmental impacts through case studies from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Central Europe, also examining the role of 'new players' such as Chinese, Indian and South African TNCs.

About the authors

Andy Sumner is Co-director of the newly established King's International Development Institute at King's College London, UK. He was previously a research fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. Andy is an interdisciplinary development economist with research interests in the fields of global poverty, economic development, and inequality with reference to middle-income countries and emerging economies. He was listed in Foreign Policy's 'Top 100 Global Thinkers' and Devex's '40-under-40 Global Development Leaders' for his work on the 'new bottom billion' about poverty in middle-income countries.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Sumner, Andy (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • How Have TNCs Changed in the Last 50 Years?

    Rugraff, Eric (et al.)

    Pages 9-28

  • What Do We Know about the Developmental Impacts of TNCs?

    Rugraff, Eric (et al.)

    Pages 29-55

  • How TNC-Friendly Is Development Policy?

    Sumner, Andy

    Pages 59-78

  • Are North-South Trade Agreements Good for FDI-Led Development? The Case of DR-CAFTA

    Sánchez-Ancochea, Diego

    Pages 79-102

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eBook $89.00
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Hardcover $120.00
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Softcover $115.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-35880-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transnational Corporations and Development Policy
Book Subtitle
Critical Perspectives
Editors
  • E. Rugraff
  • D. Sánchez-Ancochea
  • Andy Sumner
Series Title
Rethinking International Development series
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-22841-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230228412
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-53706-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35880-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 321
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