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Constructing corporate America : history, politics, culture

Author: Kenneth Lipartito; David B Sicilia
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why and how has the business corporation come to exert such a powerful influence on American society? The essays here take up this question, offering a fresh perspective on the ways in which the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Lipartito; David B Sicilia
ISBN: 0199251894 9780199251896 0199251908 9780199251902
OCLC Number: 51964826
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 369 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Crossing corporate boundaries / Kenneth Lipartito, David B. Sicilia --
PART I. THE CORPORATE PROJECT --
Partnerships, corporations, and the limits on contractual freedom in US history: an essay in economics, law, and culture / Naomi R. Lamoreaux --
From citizens to plutocrats: nineteenth-century shareholder voting rights and theories of the corporation / Colleen A. Dunlavy --
The Utopian corporation / Kenneth Lipartito --
Whose hubris? Brandeis, scientific management, and the railroads / Gerald Berk --
PART II. CORPORATE-STATE INTERDEPENDENCIES --
The monopoly enigma, the Reagan administration's antitrust experiment, and the global economy / Louis Galambos --
Corporate technological capabilities and the state: a dynamic historical interaction / David M. Hart --
The corporation under seige: social movements, regulation, public relations, and tort law since World War II / David B. Sicilia --
PART III. THE BUSINESS OF IDENTITY --
The business of Jews / Charles Dellheim --
White corporate America: the new arbiter of race? / Juliet E.K. Walker --
Wall Street women's herstories / Melissa Fisher --
New economy romanticism, narratives of corporate personhood, and the antimanagerial impulse / Eric Guthey --
Afterword: Towards new renderings / Kenneth Lipartito, David B. Sicilia.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth Lipartito and David B. Sicila.
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