13. Transparency and Neoliberal Logics of Corporate Economic and Social Responsibility

  1. Dr. Øyvind Ihlen2,
  2. Jennifer L. Bartlett PhD3 and
  3. Steve May PhD4
  1. Majia Holmer Nadesan PhD

Published Online: 28 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118083246.ch13

The Handbook of Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility

The Handbook of Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility

How to Cite

Nadesan, M. H. (2011) Transparency and Neoliberal Logics of Corporate Economic and Social Responsibility, in The Handbook of Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility (eds Ø. Ihlen, J. L. Bartlett and S. May), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118083246.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Oslo, Norway

  2. 3

    Queensland University of Technology, Australia

  3. 4

    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

Author Information

  1. Arizona State University's Social and Behavioral Studies Division, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 24 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444336344

Online ISBN: 9781118083246

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Keywords:

  • transparency and neoliberal logics of CSR;
  • transparency, mechanism ensuring orderly and efficient markets;
  • transparency, a hot topic in public relations;
  • security mechanism or risk reduction device;
  • dangers of laissez-faire and the Keynesian challenge;
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC);
  • corporate level financial transparency, cornerstone of market hypothesis;
  • transparency on environmental issues, labor issues;
  • ethical trading and human rights;
  • transparency and the “Free Market”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Problem of Transparency

  • Transparency: Fiscal History

  • Conclusion: Transparency and the “Free Market”

  • References