The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Developing Countries by G.M. Hilson

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This book examines both the positive and negative socio-economic impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries. It provides an up-to-date overview of the social and economic conditions in the artisanal and small-scale mining industry, integrating both theoretical assessments with case study research recently undertaken in the field. Geared toward servicing a wide-ranging audience, including academics, consultants, and government researchers, The Socioeconomic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Developing Countries is an invaluable tool for policy-makers at all levels.


About G.M. Hilson

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Gavin M. Hilson is a member of the Environmental Policy and Management Group (EPMG), Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He is the author of over 30 refereed publications on mining and mineral policy. His current research interest is environmental management and cultural development in the small-scale mining industry.
Published April 17, 2007 by Taylor and Francis CRC ebook account. 764 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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