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With Asia as its backdrop, this book critically investigates the particular role played by the World Bank Group (WBG) in both conceptualising and promoting new mining regimes tailored for resource-rich country clients. Building on case studies located in the Philippines, Laos and Mongolia, the book details a particular politics of mining in the Global South characterised by the transplanting, hijacking and contesting of the WBG’s mining agenda in national and local arenas.
KeywordsRich Country United States Geological Survey Mining Sector Mining Regime Civil Society Actor
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