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Author Safari-Nejad, Tagi

Title The UN and Transnational Corporations
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (313 pages)
Series United Nations Intellectual History Project
United Nations Intellectual History Project
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Boxes, Figures, and Tables; Series Editors' Foreword; Foreword by Howard V. Perlmutter; Preface and Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Ideas and Institutions Relevant to Foreign Investmentand TNCs Prior to World War II; 2 The Early Post-World War II Era: From the Golden Yearsof FDI to the Incipient Rise of Economic Nationalism; 3 The 1970s: Gathering Storm; 4 The Group of Eminent Persons: The Eye of the Hurricane; 5 The Commission and the Centre: New York Years, 1974-1992; 6 From New York to Geneva: The UNCTAD Years
7 The World Investment Report Series: 1991-20078 Other Members of the UN Galaxy: The Constellation; 9 The Legacy and the Future; Notes; Appendix 1: Organizational Diagram of UNCTCat Its Inception, 1974; Appendix 2: From New York (UNCTC)to Geneva (DITE): Leadership; Index; About the Authors; About the United Nations Intellectual History Project
Summary Examines the history of UN involvement with transnational corporations and foreign direct investment
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Subject United Nations -- Developing countries -- Economic assistance
International business enterprises -- Social aspects.
Investments, Foreign -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253000696 (electronic bk.)
9780253000699 (electronic bk.)