Corporations play an increasingly important role in society as actors who influence and govern the wellbeing of citizens, workers, and consumers. In today’s globalized world, then, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is of immense importance for society and for business—consider, for instance, taxation, working conditions, and environmental issues.

Corporate social responsibility and...

The recent U.S. election raises questions about broader movements that allowed Trump – as well as numerous other leaders around the world – gain popularity. Amid these concerns, Yale undergraduate Declan Kunkel worked with the MacMillan Center and Yale Political Union to co-host Professor Timothy Snyder, the Housum Professor of History at Yale and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human...

Luxury and Rubble, a new book by Yale anthropologist Erik Harms, tells the tale of two urban developments in Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnamese city formerly called Saigon.

Phú Mỹ Hưng, a luxurious commercial and residential development, provides a home to members of Vietnam’s rising upper middle class. Thủ Thiêm, a similar development under construction in a nearby...

Martjin Vlaskamp, a postdoctoral fellow in the Program on Order, Conflict and Violence at the MacMillan Center, has recently published the article “Mandatory due diligence for ‘conflict minerals’ and illegally logged timber: Emergence and cascade of a new...

The Social Science History Association has awarded the 2016 President’s Book Award to Jonathan Wyrtzen, associate professor of sociology, history, and international affairs.

Wyrtzen’s book, “Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity,” was unanimously selected for the award and cited by the judging panel as an “extraordinary work of social science history.”

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