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Resource wars: the anthropology of mining
▪ Abstract The scope for an anthropology of mining has been dramatically transformed since the review by Ricardo Godoy, published in this review journal in 1985. The minerals boom of the 1980s led toExpand
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The Private Sector and the SDGs: The Need to Move Beyond ‘Business as Usual’
In September 2015, world leaders gathered in New York to endorse the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Ban Ki‐moon asserts that the SDGs signal a ‘paradigm shift for people and the planet’ (UN :Expand
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Understanding ‘resource’ conflicts in Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea, with its heavy dependence on natural resources, limited economic development in the past two decades,poor record of governance and high-profile separatist conflicts such as theExpand
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Development on whose terms?: CSR discourse and social realities in Papua New Guinea's extractive industries sector
The emergence of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the extractive industries represents a bid to legitimize the sector after decades of environmental disasters and the trampling of indigenousExpand
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Mining and the Environment in Melanesia: Contemporary Debates Reviewed
Abstract Recent controversies linked with the large-scale mines in Melanesia largelyrevolve around the impact of their waste management strategies on downstreamcommunities. This issue has generatedExpand
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Old World, New World, Third World? Reconceptualising the Worlds of Wine
This paper argues that existing categories defining the geography of the world's wine industry, principally the Old World/New World dichotomy, are flawed. Not only do they fail to representExpand
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Exporting Stimulus and 'Shared Prosperity': Reinventing Foreign Aid for a Retroliberal Era
The global aid world has changed, partly in response to the reconfigurations of geopolitical power and to the global financial crisis (GFC). Paradoxically, in the face of recession in most northernExpand
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Enrolling the Private Sector in Community Development: Magic Bullet or Sleight of Hand?
The role of the private sector in international development is growing, supported by new and evolving official programmes, financing, partnerships and narratives. This article examines the place ofExpand
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Mining, Social Change and Corporate Social Responsibility: Drawing lines in the Papua New Guinea mud
The Pacific Islands have been the focus of international academic and policy ‘concern’ in the past decade. Much of this has centred on the issue of governance, with examples such as PNG, Fiji and theExpand
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