Corporations And American Democracy

Author: Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674972285
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Bringing together scholars of history, law, and political science, Corporations and American Democracy provides essential grounding for today’s policy debates.

Corporate Dreams

Author: James Hoopes
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813552044
Size: 62.29 MB
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Combining a historian’s careful eye with an insider’s perspective on the business world, this provocative volume tracks changes in government economic policy, changes in public attitudes toward big business, and changes in how corporate ...

Managers Vs Owners

Author: Allen Kaufman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195098600
Size: 22.74 MB
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This book deals with a subject of profound importance: understanding the place of the modern corporation in a democratic society.

American Labor And American Democracy

Author: William Walling
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351298747
Size: 57.15 MB
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Woll refers not only to the larger industrial and financial combinations, but to the
smaller corporations and to “corporate institutions” generally. It is these
corporations and their associations—which control such a large part of our
economic structure and nearly all of our industrial structure—that constitute the
menace of capitalism. American labor surrenders nothing of the underlying
democratic concept of American law and American government. It insists not only
on individual freedom, ...

Corporations Are Not People

Author: Jeffrey D. Clements
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1609941071
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Jeffrey Clements reveals the far-reaching effects of this strange and destructive idea, which flies in the face of not only all common sense but most of American legal history as well.

Latin American Democracies

Author: John A. Peeler
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 146961619X
Size: 58.61 MB
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What would a Latin American democracy look like? Most obviously, economic
power would have to approach an egalitarian distribution. Some private
ownership of the means of production could be maintained, but there would also
have to be measures to prevent the reconcentration of economic power. Certainly
major corporations would have to be broken up. The role of transnational
corporations is a particular problem in Latin America because such corporations
have a huge ...

Captured

Author: Sheldon Whitehouse
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1620972085
Size: 58.72 MB
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A U.S. senator, leading the fight against money in politics, chronicles the long shadow corporate power has cast over our democracy In Captured, U.S. Senator and former federal prosecutor Sheldon Whitehouse offers an eye-opening take on ...

Grassroots For Hire

Author: Edward T. Walker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107021367
Size: 27.55 MB
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This book examines how elite consultants are reshaping democracy by helping corporations and powerful advocacy groups to mobilize grassroots participation.

Who Will Tell The People

Author: William Greider
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 143912874X
Size: 26.18 MB
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Who Will Tell the People is a passionate, eye-opening challenge to American democracy. Here is a tough-minded exploration of why we're in trouble, starting with the basic issues of who gets heard, who gets ignored, and why.

A Government By The People

Author: Thomas Goebel
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807860182
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Direct Democracy in America, 1890-1940 Thomas Goebel. emergence of
Theodore Roosevelt as a crusader for direct legislation demonstrated its
significance as a wedge issue delineating the boundaries between reformers
and reactionaries. But the ensuing national debate concerning direct legislation
could not obscure the fact that the reform movement had peaked. The outlook for
progress in the Northeast and South was dim, reforms in those states that had
adopted the devices ...