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TitleChinese Oil Enterprises in Latin America [electronic resource] : Corporate Social Responsibility / by Wenyuan Wu
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
Connect tohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-89863-6
Descript XVII, 228 p. 5 illus. online resource

SUMMARY

This book focuses on corporate social responsibility (CSR) records of Chinese oil investments in five Latin American countries: Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Colombia, and Venezuela. These investments have been spearheaded by China’s national oil companies and their behavior has been scantly studied. The author uses comparative case studies to empirically examine existing theories of CSR. By using oil companies as the basic unit of analysis, this project adds a micro-level dimension to the field of China-Latin America relationship. It is ideal for audiences interested in the political economy of the oil industry, China, Latin America, and corporate social responsibility. Wenyuan Wu is an independent researcher. Her work focuses on corporate social responsibility, China-Latin America relations and energy governance


CONTENT

1. Introduction/Mapping the Terrains- 2. Chinese Oil Investments in Latin America: Evolution, Behavior, and Motivations -- 3. Determinants of CSR Commitments: A Theoretical Dimension -- 4. Chinese Oil Investments in Ecuador and Peru: The Role of Indigenous Civil Society and Government Regulations.-5. New Investments in Argentina and Colombia: CSR, Regulatory Regime Centrality and Openness.-6. Chinese Oil Investment in Venezuela: Could the Business Case Work in the absence of Exogenous Motivators -- 7. Conclusion: Summary of Findings and the Way Forward


Latin America-Politics and gover Asia-Politics and government Economic development Social change Political economy Latin American Politics. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/911150 Asian Politics. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/911110 Development and Social Change. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/913030 Regional Development. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/913050 International Political Economy. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/912140



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