Anthropology, Culture and Society: The Anthropology of Security

Editors: Maguire, Mark, Frois, Catarina and Zurawski, Nils
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Pluto Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $125.00
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ISBN: 978-0-74-533457-8
Category: Social Sciences - Anthropology
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
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The Anthropology of Security draws together studies on the lived experiences of security and policing from the perspective of those most affected in their everyday lives. The anthropological perspectives in this volume stretch from the frontlines of policing and counter-terrorism to border control.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Part I The Abuses
  • 1 Tax Evasion and Avoidance
  • 2 Cover-Up Accounting and Auditing
  • 3 Avoiding Liability
  • 4 Extracting Value
  • 5 Managerial Self-Interest
  • 6 The Mirage of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • 7 Bad Banking and Market Manipulation
  • Part II The Reforms
  • 8 A New Political Economy for the Corporation
  • 9 Controls on Multinationals
  • 10 Controlling International Tax Avoidance and Evasion
  • 11 Reforming Systems of Governance, Accounting and Auditing
  • 12 Banking Reform and the Control of Market Manipulation and Short-Termism
  • 13 Small and Locally Based Alternatives
  • 14 Towards New Corporate Forms
  • Additional References
  • The Corporate Reform Collective