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Regimes of Risk

The World Bank and the Transformation of Mining in Asia

Book

Part of the Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy book series (PEPP)

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Asia bank environment modeling science and technology transformation banking

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Ritsumeikan UniversityJapan

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.



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