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Corporate power in a globalizing world : a study in elite social organization

Author: William K Carroll
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"William K. Carroll uses network analysis to explore the social organization of corporate business in Canada in the last quarter of the twentieth century. Arguing that the corporate elite constitutes the leading edge of a ruling class, he traces the three distinct terrains in which its members operate: the organizational field of old boys' networks and finance capital, the spatial field of overlapping regional,
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William K Carroll
ISBN: 0195417593 9780195417593
OCLC Number: 52797223
Description: 282 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Surveying the terrains of corporate power --
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I. The organization terrain --
2. From oligarchy to corporate governance : the end of the old boys' network? --
3. Strategic control and intercorporate enterprises --
4. Disorganized capitalism and transnational finance capital --
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II. The spatial terrain --
5. Westward drift : the shifting geography of corporate power --
6. Continental connections : toward a North American corporate elite? --
7. The Canadian corporate elite in the global power structure --
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III. The hegemonic terrain --
8. Consolidating a neoliberal policy bloc / with Murray Shaw --
9. Integrating corporate and university governance for a globalizing world / with James B. Beaton --
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IV. Conclusion --
10. Corporate power and neoliberal democracy.
Responsibility: William K. Carroll.

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Profiles the corporate elite of late twentieth-century Canada within a global context. This text traces the fundamental changes in the structure of corporate power in Canada since the mid-1970s and  Read more...

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