Critical Perspectives on International Business: Volume 13 Issue 1


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Corporate social responsibility as relief from responsibility: NPO legitimizations for corporate partnerships in contested terrains

Heidi Herlin, Nikodemus Solitander

The purpose of this paper is to get a deeper understanding how not-for-profit organizations (NPOs) discursively legitimize their corporate engagement through cross-sector…


International environmental NGOs and the politics of genetically modified organisms: Rethinking resistance in international business

Yuna Reis, Ana Lucia Guedes

The purpose of the paper is to problematize the resistance role played by international environmental non-governmental organizations (IENGOs) in the governance debate over…


Where silence speaks-insights from Third World NGOs

Kamalika Chakraborty, Biswatosh Saha, Nimruji Jammulamadaka

The purpose of this paper is to unpack the conflation between the silence and purported passivity of the Third World NGOs (TNGOs). Explaining the invisibility of their voices in…

Accountability of transnational corporations in the developing world: The case for an enforceable international mechanism

Kamil Omoteso, Hakeem Yusuf

The purpose of this paper is to contend that the dominant voluntarism approach to the accountability of transnational corporations (TNCs) is inadequate and not fit-for-purpose…


The organizational and geographical boundaries of the firm: Focus on labour as a major stakeholder

Grazia Ietto-Gillies

This paper aims to analyse the organizational and geographical (by nation-states) boundaries of the firm and their impact on labour and to develop a theoretical framework in which…

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