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Joining Babylon - Opportunity or Curse - A study about the local Population's Perceptions of the Mining Industry in Jamaica


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Title: Joining Babylon - Opportunity or Curse - A study about the local Population's Perceptions of the Mining Industry in Jamaica
Authors: Brauer, René
Issue Date: 17-Apr-2013
Degree: Student Essay
Series/Report no.: kandidatuppsats i kulturgeografi samt geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning
Keywords: jamaica
local polulation
perception
mining
MultinationalCorporations (MNC)
Corporate Social Responsibility
Abstract: This thesis tries to give an accurate description of the perceptions of the local people in a developing country about big Multinational Corporations (MNC) operating within their community, in one particular case. The big MNC will be represented by a bauxite mining company that also refines bauxite to alumina. The study has been conducted in the close proximity to the alumina refining plant of that company. The plant is located roughly 10 kilometers outside Mandeville, Jamaica. The methods used... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/32750
Appears in Collections:Kandidatuppsatser / Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi (-2012)

 

 

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