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Public forces and private politics in American big business

Author: Timothy Werner
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2018
Series: Business and public policy
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A rigorous examination of the politics of corporate social responsibility in the United States. Through the use of case studies and interviews with 'Fortune 500' company executives, this book shows  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Werner
ISBN: 9781107606777 1107606772
OCLC Number: 1158211689
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Description: 1 volume illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The firm as political actor and a theory of private policymaking; 3. Unveiling the public roots of private policymaking; 4. The public, the state, and corporate environmentalism; 5. Public opinion and gay rights in the workplace; 6. Total executive compensation and regulatory threat; 7. Conclusion; Appendix: data sources and variable measurement by chapter.
Series Title: Business and public policy
Responsibility: Timothy Werner.


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'How is it that big business in the US has become both more powerful over government and more vulnerable to activist pressure? In addressing this puzzle, Timothy Werner has pulled off a major feat: Read more...

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