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Corporations and citizenship

Author: Greg Urban
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2014.
Series: Democracy, citizenship, and constitutionalism.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Addresses the role of modern for-profit corporations as a distinctive kind of social formation within democratic national states. Scholars of legal studies, business ethics, politics, history, and anthropology bring their perspectives to bear on particular case studies, such as Enron and Wall Street at the time of the 2008 financial meltdown, as well as broader issues of belonging, social responsibility, for-profit  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Corporations and citizenship.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2014
(DLC) 2014003711
(OCoLC)860943800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Urban
ISBN: 9780812209716 0812209710 9781322512945 1322512949
OCLC Number: 956745696
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 384 pages .).
Contents: Introduction. Why For-Profit Corporations and Citizenship? / Greg Urban. pt. 1. Are for-profit corporations in the public interest? ch. 2. Corporate Power and the Public Good / Lynn Sharp Paine --
ch. 3. How Big Business Targets Children / Joel Bakan --
ch. 4. Corporate Social Purpose and the Task of Management / Jeffery Smith --
ch. 5. Corporate Purpose and Social Responsibility / Jeffrey L. Sturchio and Louis Galambos --
ch. 6. Education by Corporation : the Merits and Perils of For-Profit Higher Education for a Democratic Citizenry / Amy J. Sepinwall --
ch. 7. Enron and the Legacy of Corporate Discourse / Rosalie Genova --
ch. 8. Saving TEPCO : Debt, Credit, and the "End" of Finance in Post-Fukushima Japan / Hirokazu Miyazaki. pt. 2. Does government regulation of corporations promote well-being in a democratic society? ch. 9. The Rise and Embedding of the Corporation: Considerations for American Democracy and Citizenship / Walter Licht --
ch. 10 Citizens of the Corporation? Workplace Democracy in a Post-Union Era / Cynthia Estlund --
ch. 11. Politics and Corporate Governance: What Explains Policy Outcomes? / Peter Gourevitch --
ch. 12. The Nature and Futility of "Regulation by Assimilation" / Jonathan R. Macey --
ch. 13 Multinational Corporations as Regulators and Central Planners: Implications for Citizens' Voice / Katharina Pistor --
ch. 14. Ethnicity, Inc.: On the Affective Economy of Belonging / Jean Comaroff and John Comaroff --
ch. 15. Corporate Nostalgia? Managerial Capitalism from a Contemporary Perspective / Karen Ho --
ch. 16. Can For-Profit Corporations Be Good Citizens? Perspectives from Four Business Leaders / Nien-hê sieh.
Series Title: Democracy, citizenship, and constitutionalism.
Responsibility: edited by Greg Urban.

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