Rethinking Extractive Industries: Regulation, Dispossession and Emerging Claims

canadian journal of development studies, rethinking extractive industries
Author: Marshall Beck, Eduardo Canel, Uwafiokun Idemudia, Liisa L. North, David Szablowski, and Anna Zalik
Published: March 2009
Publisher: Canadian Journal of Development Studies

A special double-issue of CJDS, stemming from the CERLAC-organized March 2009 conference, Rethinking Extractive Industries: Regulation, Dispossession and Emerging Claims.

The conference brings together more than 70 prominent academics, business representatives, public servants and members of northern and southern civil society organizations from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the United States, and Canada to analyze and evaluate:

  • The industry's potential contribution to long-term economic and human development
  • The social and environmental impact of Extractive Industries (EIs)
  • The effectiveness of corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs
  • and more...