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Author Jenkins, Rhys.

Title Industry and Environment in Latin America
Published Florence : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
Series Routledge Research in Global Environmental Change Ser
Routledge Research in Global Environmental Change Ser
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Table; List of Contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Globalisation, trade liberalisation and industrial pollution in Latin America; 3 Mining and the environment in Latin America: the pollution-haven hypothesis revisited; 4 The diffusion of pollution prevention measures in LDCs: environmental management in Argentine industry; 5 'Aço Verde': the Brazilian steel industry and environmental performance; 6 Economic liberalisation and the environment -a case study of the leather industry in Brazil
7 Industrial innovation and environment in the pulp export industry in Brazil8 Environmental performance and trade liberalization in the Mexican textile industry; 9 Environmental performance in the Mexican chemical fibres industry in the context of an open market; 10 Environmental assessment of the Mexican steel industry; 11 Conclusion; Index
Summary The impact of globalisation on the environment is a much debated issue, reflected in the growing literature on the effects of trade liberalization, the activities of transnational corporations and international finance. Using case-studies from Latin America, this book sets out these debates and presents new empirical evidence on key questions
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Subject Industries -- Environmental aspects -- Brazil
Industries -- Environmental aspects -- Latin America
Industries -- Environmental aspects -- Mexico
Industries -- Environmental aspects.
Industries -- Environmental aspects.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography.
Latin America.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317797639