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Lobbying America : the politics of business from Nixon to NAFTA

Author: Benjamin C Waterhouse
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lobbying America tells the story of the political mobilization of American business in the 1970s and 1980s. Benjamin Waterhouse traces the rise and ultimate fragmentation of a broad-based effort to unify the business community and promote a fiscally conservative, antiregulatory, and market-oriented policy agenda to Congress and the country at large. Arguing that business's political involvement was historically  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Waterhouse, Benjamin C., 1978-
Lobbying America.
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013018172
(OCoLC)841515651
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin C Waterhouse
ISBN: 9781400848171 1400848172 069114916X 9780691149165
OCLC Number: 926045058
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations.
Contents: American business, American politics --
From consensus to a crisis of confidence --
A new life for old lobbies --
The birth of the business roundtable --
Business, labor, and the politics of inflation --
The producer versus the consumer --
Uncertain victory: big business and the politics of regulatory reform --
A tale of two tax cuts --
Every man his own lobbyist --
American politics, American business.
Series Title: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Other Titles: Politics of business from Nixon to NAFTA
Responsibility: Benjamin C. Waterhouse.

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