Corporations And American Democracy

Author: Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674972285
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Bringing together scholars of history, law, and political science, Corporations and American Democracy provides essential grounding for today’s policy debates.

Corporate Dreams

Author: James Hoopes
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813552044
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Combining a historian’s careful eye with an insider’s perspective on the business world, this provocative volume tracks changes in government economic policy, changes in public attitudes toward big business, and changes in how corporate ...

Managers Vs Owners

Author: Allen Kaufman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195098600
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This book deals with a subject of profound importance: understanding the place of the modern corporation in a democratic society.


Author: Sheldon Whitehouse
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1620972085
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A U.S. senator, leading the fight against money in politics, chronicles the long shadow corporate power has cast over our democracy In Captured, U.S. Senator and former federal prosecutor Sheldon Whitehouse offers an eye-opening take on ...

Corporations Are Not People

Author: Jeffrey D. Clements
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1609941071
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Jeffrey Clements reveals the far-reaching effects of this strange and destructive idea, which flies in the face of not only all common sense but most of American legal history as well.

Modern Corporation And American Political Thought

Author: Scott Bowman
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 9780271044132
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Private Power and American Democracy. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1967.
McCord, Norman. The Anti-Corn Law League, 1838-1846. London: George Allen
& Unwin, 1958. McCraw, Thomas K. Prophets of Regulation. Cambridge, Mass.:
Harvard University Press, Belknap Press, 1984. McCurdy, Charles W. "American
Law and the Marketing Structure of the Large Corporation, 1875-1890." Journal
of Economic History 38 (September 1978): 631-49. "Justice Field and the
Jurisprudence ...

The Paradox Of American Democracy

Author: John B. Judis
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0804150621
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AEI became the favorite cause of corporations that were worried about
government regulation and the power of Nader and the AFLCIO. By 1981, more
than 600 corporations were contributing 40 percent of their annual budget.
Baroody was now able to recruit the top CEOs to fund-raising posts, including
Walter Wriston of Citibank, Willard Butcher of Chase Manhattan, David Packard
of Hewlett-Packard, Thomas Murphy of General Motors, and Reginald Jones of
General Electric.

Grassroots For Hire

Author: Edward T. Walker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107021367
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This book examines how elite consultants are reshaping democracy by helping corporations and powerful advocacy groups to mobilize grassroots participation.

American Labor And American Democracy

Author: William English Walling
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412816984
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American labor surrenders nothing of the underlying democratic concept of
American law and American government. It insists not only on individual freedom,
but on freedom of contract. "In order that equality of contract may have full
expression," says Woll, "it is the duty of the state to protect against this great
corporate artificial person created by it" — that is, against the corporations.
American labor's position on fundamental governmental control of industry is
sometimes misunderstood ...