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Globalization without Integration: International Considerations

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174090
eISBN:
9780199835287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174097.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter explores both the role of international organizations in promoting equity market finance and the circumstances of the international market for equities, which make a local market ... More


Building Constituencies for the Bretton Woods Framework: Banks, Big Business, and the Cold War Coalition

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the building stage of the relationships among Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank, along with their domestic constituencies in American politics. The exogenous change that ... More


Standard-setting by International Financial Institutions

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter offers an assessment of the international environmental standards utilized by international financial institutions to review private companies' projects eligibility for funding and to ... More


The Tools of International Financial Institutions: Conditions in Loan Agreements and Complaints Mechanisms

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses the environmental performance standards utilized by international financial institutions working with the private sector, with a view to suggest further means to strengthen ... More


Putting Human Rights Principles into Development Practice through Finance: The Experience of the International Finance Corporation

Peter Woicke

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter describes the International Finance Corporation's (IFC) efforts to integrate human rights standards into its criteria for assessing prospective loans to private companies. The chapter ... More


Cooperation, Comity, and Competition in China

Dong Ling

in Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195387704
eISBN:
9780199866762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387704.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

On August 30, 2007, the 29th session of the Standing Committee of the 10th National People's Congress passed the Anti-Monopoly Law of the People's Republic of China, which took effect on August 1, ... More


Rival Worlds and the Place of the Corporation in International Law

Sundhya Pahuja and Anna Saunders

in The Battle for International Law: South-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198849636
eISBN:
9780191883927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849636.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Struggles ‘over’ international law in the period between 1955 and 1974 should be understood not as a battle to control a pre-existing international law, but as marking a series of encounters between ... More


Transparency and Environmental Equity: The International Finance Corporation's Disclosure Practices

Ehresman Timothy and Stevis Dimitris

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this chapter, Timothy Ehresman and Dimitris Stevis examine the disclosure practices of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank group. They focus on how the IFC ... More


Food Power and the Global Supermarket

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how U.S. transnational agribusiness corporations demonstrated U.S. farm and food power to the world from the 1960s into the 1980s. In earlier decades of the Farms Race, U.S. ... More


Introduction

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter provides brief descriptions of the World Bank Group of intergovernmental organizations, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes itself, as ... More


Supermercado USA

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the first formal effort to use American-style supermarkets as anticommunist weapons. In 1947, Nelson A. Rockefeller launched a for-profit development corporation with the ... More


International Taxation and Multinational Activity

James R. Hines (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226341736
eISBN:
9780226341750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341750.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Because the actions of multinational corporations have a clear and direct effect on the flow of capital throughout the world, how and why these firms behave the way they do is a major issue for ... More


Europe and the Return to Mexico: Economic Development and the Social Agenda of the Revolution (1919–1930)

in Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Porfirian Liberalism: The Man, His Career, and His Ideas, 1856-1930

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758765
eISBN:
9780804786836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758765.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines Emilio Rabasa's life and career from 1919 to 1930. On 18 September 1919, Rabasa left for his second trip to Europe accompanied by his one unmarried daughter Concepción. The year ... More


Down in Big Blue’s Toxic Plume in Upstate New York

Peter C. Little

in Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760697
eISBN:
9780814764510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760697.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter explores peoples' understandings of, negotiations with, and reactions to high-tech industrial pollution in Endicott, New York, the “birthplace” of the International Business Machines ... More


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