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Handbook of the international political economy of the corporation

Author: Andreas Nölke; Christian May
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2018.
Series: Handbooks of research on international political economy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the past few decades, corporations have been neglected in studies of international political economy (IPE). Seeking to demystify them, what they are, how they behave and their goals and constraints, this Handbook introduces the corporation as a unit of analysis for students of IPE. Providing critical discussion of their global and domestic power, and highlighting the ways in which corporations interact with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1027555448
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas Nölke; Christian May
ISBN: 9781785362538 1785362534
OCLC Number: 1043842078
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 484 pages)
Contents: Front Matter; Copyright; Contents; List of figures, tables and boxes; List of contributors; 1 The delusion of the global corporation: introduction to the Handbook; PART I: THE CORPORATION AND ITS STAKEHOLDERS; 2 Corporate governance and accountability; 3 Interlocking directorates and corporate networks; 4 Labour in the corporation: the political economy of capital versus thepolitical economy of labour; 5 Worker co-operatives and other alternative forms of business organization; 6 Corporations, gender equality and women's empowerment: feminismco-opted?; 7 The state and public corporations 8 Corruption, organizational deviance and corporate compliancePART II: DOMESTIC INSTITUTIONAL EMBEDDING OF THECORPORATION; 9 The company in Western business systems and national varieties of advanced capitalism; 10 The institutional embeddedness of transnational corporations: dependent capitalism in Central and Eastern Europe; 11 Asian business systems; 12 Natural resource corporations and patrimonial capitalism: Russia and the Arab region; 13 Social embedding of the corporation: family conglomerates around the world 14 The varying role of the state in the making of Latin American multinationals15 Affirmative action and corporate development in Malaysia and South Africa; PART III: CROSS-BORDER INVESTMENTS AND NEGOTIATIONS; 16 Multinational enterprises: theories, practices, effects and policies; 17 Power relations within multinational corporations; 18 Host state bargaining with multinationals; 19 The corporation and violent conflict: perspectives, policy responses and future trends; 20 The international regime for investment: a history of failed multilateralism 21 The African corporation, 'Africapitalism' and regional integration in AfricaPART IV: THE CORPORATION AS A GLOBAL PLAYER; 22 The corporation as an institution of global governance; 23 Corporations and global standards of corporate social responsibility; 24 The modern financial corporation and global policy; 25 Corporations and global trade policy-making in the twenty-first century; 26 Value chains and the world economy: genealogies and reformulations; 27 The power of corporations in global food sector governance; 28 Global corporations and the governance of standards; Index
Series Title: Handbooks of research on international political economy.
Responsibility: edited by Andreas Nolke, Christian May.

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