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Authors: Benedict Young Imbun (University of Western Sydney, Australia) 
Book Description:
Anthropology has recently brought miner and mining towns into its main scope of study. However, anthropological works examining greenfield mines characterised by foreign capital, governments, and communities, particularly those located in the mineral dependent developing world, still lack a coherent framework. This new book discusses tribal peoples' association with mining work and how it has emerged only very recently in modern ethnography of PNG. Although most of the discussions of the book are centred on PNG greenfield mines, they provide vital explanations and lessons on sometimes the neglected aspects anthropological dimension of mining and its impact in less developed countries.



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Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Anthropology of Mining in Papua New Guinea Greenfields;pp. 1-10

Chapter 2: Papua New Guineans and Mining: A Historical Perspective;pp. 11-21

Chapter 3: Shaping of Greenfield Mining Workforces;pp. 23-41

Chapter 4: A Tribal Workforce in a Greenfield Mine;pp. 43-61

Chapter 5: Social Life and Identity in a Greenfield Mining Town;pp. 63-74

Chapter 6: Employment Relations in Greenfield Mines;pp. 75-93

Chapter 7: A Trade Union in a Greenfield Mine;pp. 95-109

Chapter 8: Regulating Greenfield Mines;pp.111-128

Chapter 9: Greenfield Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility;pp. 129-145

Chapter 10: Conclusion;pp. 147-148

Acknowledgements;pp. 149

References;pp. 151-165

Index pp. 167-178

   Series:
      Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10, 178 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-485-3
   Status: AV
  
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EP Editorial Production
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