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Corporation nation

Author: Robert E Wright
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Haney Foundation series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Drawing on legal and economic history, Robert E. Wright traces the development of corporate institutions in America, connecting today's financial failures to weakened internal corporate regulation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wright, Robert E.
Corporation nation.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014]
317 pages
(DLC) 2013020982
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Wright
ISBN: 9780812208962 081220896X 1322512973 9781322512976 0812245644 9780812245646
OCLC Number: 889755908
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (328 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Chapter 1. The Corporation Nation Emerges --
Chapter 2. Before the Constitution --
Chapter 3. Corporate Iniquity --
Chapter 4. Corporate Ubiquity --
Chapter 5. The Benefits of Big --
Chapter 6. Governance Principles --
Chapter 7. Governance Failures --
Chapter 8. Regulation Rising --
Chapter 9. Corporate Governance and Regulation since the Civil War --
Chapter 10. Reforming Corporate Governance --
Notes --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Haney Foundation series.
Responsibility: Robert E. Wright.
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