publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

What influences community positions towards nearby mining projects : eight cases from Brazil and Chile

Maher, Rajiv;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2014
  • Publisher: Cranfield University
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This thesis looks at the influences and dynamics of community positions towards nearby mining projects in Brazil and Chile from an affected communities perspective. This subject is important because even after many initiatives and guidance aimed at helping companies to obtain good community relations, also known as a social license to operate (SLO), conflict in many mining community contexts is still prevalent today. In considering this, the thesis draws from Stakeholder, Resource Dependence and Social Movement Theories to help explain community positions towards these mining projects. The field research includes multiple stakeholder interviews from case studies...
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