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Rethinking corporate social engagement [electronic resource] : lessons from Latin America / Lester M. Salamon.

By: Salamon, Lester M.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Sterling, VA : Kumarian Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xii, 159 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781565494039 (electronic bk.); 1565494032 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social responsibility of business -- Latin America -- Case studies | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable DevelopmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rethinking corporate social engagement.DDC classification: 658.4/08098 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Acronyms; 1. Introduction: A New Alliance for Progress?; 2. Proliferation; 3. Professionalization; 4. Partnering; 5. Participation; 6. Penetration; 7. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Books, Articles, Reports; Personal Interviews; About the Author; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary: In 1961, President John F. Kennedy outlined a bold new policy of reform toward Latin America which gave commitments to work with Latin American governments to promote more progressive tax structures, institute meaningful land reform, democratize governments, strengthen civic organizations, and significantly reduce poverty. This "Alliance for Progress" was disbanded within 12 years however, as political situations in both the US and Latin America shifted. Three decades later, in 1995, NGOs and private businesses began partnering up for a new alliance for progress. Unlike Kennedy's policy, privat.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-147) and index.

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy outlined a bold new policy of reform toward Latin America which gave commitments to work with Latin American governments to promote more progressive tax structures, institute meaningful land reform, democratize governments, strengthen civic organizations, and significantly reduce poverty. This "Alliance for Progress" was disbanded within 12 years however, as political situations in both the US and Latin America shifted. Three decades later, in 1995, NGOs and private businesses began partnering up for a new alliance for progress. Unlike Kennedy's policy, privat.

Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Acronyms; 1. Introduction: A New Alliance for Progress?; 2. Proliferation; 3. Professionalization; 4. Partnering; 5. Participation; 6. Penetration; 7. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Books, Articles, Reports; Personal Interviews; About the Author; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.

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