Empires of profit

commerce, conquest and corporate responsibility

By Litvin, Daniel B.

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ISBN
978-1-58799-116-5
Publisher
New York : Texere, 2003.


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Reviewed on March 15, 2003

In recent years, multinational corporations have been blamed for everything from the theft of domestic jobs to economic imperialism to exploiting child workers in Asia. Litvin, a consultant and former correspondent for the Economist, offers a thoughtful and balanced view of these"inherently clumsy, partially sighted giants," including their interactions with host countries and the ways they face the social and political problems that confront them. Litvin begins with histories of the great, early multinationals: the British East India Company, the British South Africa Company, the South Manchurian Railway Company and the Un...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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