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Corporate power and social policy in a global economy : British welfare under the influece

Author: Kevin Farnsworth
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2004.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This groundbreaking book investigates and documents corporate influence on social policies at global/regional, national and local levels. It argues that we cannot understand the recent history and present direction of the welfare state unless we focus on the role that business has played in its development.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Farnsworth, Kevin.
Corporate power and social policy in a global economy.
Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004381784
(OCoLC)54791810
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Farnsworth
ISBN: 9781847425867 1847425860
OCLC Number: 760961642
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 219 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : globalisation, corporate power and social policies --
Business and social policy --
Globalisation, corporate structural power and social policy --
Globalisation, Europeanisation, corporate agency power and social policy --
The national level : business and social policy in the UK --
Business and local welfare services --
The social policies of corporations : occupational welfare and corporate social responsibility --
Conclusion : corporate power and social policy in global context.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Kevin Farnsworth.

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