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Transparency, Auditability, and the Contradictions of CSR

Anna Zalik

in Corporate Social Responsibility?: Human Rights in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226244273
eISBN:
9780226244440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244440.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Today, audit practices associated with flexibilized capitalism aim to imbue social trust into operations physically distanced from the loci of control (arising from the shifting investments ... More


Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Heather Hindman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book examines the intersections of life and work for expatriates in Kathmandu, Nepal, and the many changes to their experience of overseas labor in the last sixty years. Western elite ... More


Introduction: Expatria in Nepal

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The city of Kathmandu, Nepal, is saturated with foreign money and people through the industries of development, diplomacy and tourism. “Expatria in Nepal” explores a particular segment of that ... More


Accounting for the Soul

Nur Amali Ibrahim

in Improvisational Islam: Indonesian Youth in a Time of Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501727856
eISBN:
9781501727870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501727856.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the religious socialization among conservative Islamists in the post-Suharto era. Islamists want to groom ultra-orthodox believers who are punctilious about ritual ... More


Disciplining Dreamfields Academy: a ‘well-oiled machine’ to combat urban chaos

Christy Kulz

in Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how Dreamfields’ professed return to more 'traditional' disciplinarian methods involves the deployment of surveillance, coercion, division, and audit to guarantee the consistent ... More


The Responsibility to Maintain Health: Pharmaceutical Regulation of Chronic Disease among the Urban Poor

Susan J. Shaw

in Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479897001
eISBN:
9781479834402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897001.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Susan J. Shaw’s chapter examines the management and regulation of low-income residents' access to and coverage for medications in Massachusetts. This chapter shows how Medicaid patients experience ... More


Regulating a Runaway Train: Everyone Is Replaceable

Jessica M. Mulligan

in Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724910
eISBN:
9780814764992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724910.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses the everyday nature of health regulation through audit, performance management, and corrective action in Puerto Rico. It sheds light on the unstable side of private enterprise ... More


Documentary Agency: Institutional Dispositions toward Gender and Rape Myths

Sameena Mulla

in The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexual Assault Intervention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800315
eISBN:
9781479878901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800315.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on documents used to record the findings of sexual assault forensic examinations and how they might preserve and proliferate many problematic and damaging attitudes about sexual ... More


Making Quality Auditable

Ayo Wahlberg

in Good Quality: The Routinization of Sperm Banking in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297777
eISBN:
9780520969995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297777.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Donor screening in sperm banks has become increasingly medicalized in the last few decades. Sperm is a vital yet potentially dangerous substance. To improve its quality, sperm banks advise potential ... More


Traversing Shadow Spaces of Accountability

Britt Halvorson

in Conversionary Sites: Transforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557120
eISBN:
9780226557434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557434.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter charts how aid accountability in Christian aid partnerships selectively combines neoliberal and biblical reasoning on what it means to be morally accountable, creating an emerging, ... More


Fiscal and Moral Accountability

Kedron Thomas (ed.)

in Regulating Style: Intellectual Property Law and the Business of Fashion in Guatemala

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520290969
eISBN:
9780520964860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290969.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The book’s analytical approach to material culture is foregrounded in Chapter 4, which focuses on the material technologies and techniques of business accounting and audit. The chapter explores a ... More


Álvaro’s Casket: Heat Illness and Chronic Disease at Work

Sarah Bronwen Horton

in They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields: Illness, Injury, and Illegality Among U.S. Farmworkers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283268
eISBN:
9780520962545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283268.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains how migrant men’s longstanding exclusion from subsidized health care, such as Medicaid, allows their chronic illnesses to remain undiagnosed. Even as the Affordable Care Act ... More


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