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By Marina Welker

ISBN-10: 0520282302

ISBN-13: 9780520282308

ISBN-10: 0520282310

ISBN-13: 9780520282315

What are companies, and to whom are they dependable? Anthropologist Marina Welker attracts on years of analysis at Newmont Mining Corporation’s Denver headquarters and its Batu Hijau copper and gold mine in Sumbawa, Indonesia, to deal with those questions. opposed to the backdrop of an rising company Social accountability circulate and altering nation dynamics in Indonesia, she indicates how humans enact the mining company in a number of methods: as an ore manufacturer, organization, shopper, promoter of sustainable improvement, non secular sponsor, auditable association, international imperialist, and environmental hazard. instead of assuming that businesses are monolithic, profit-maximizing topics, Welker turns to anthropological theories of personhood to improve an analytic version of the company as an risky collective topic with a number of authors, barriers, and pursuits. Enacting the Corporation demonstrates that agencies are constituted via non-stop struggles over family with—and tasks to—local groups, staff, activists, governments, contractors, and shareholders.

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