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Uncertain Victory: Big Business and the Politics of Regulatory Reform

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores how the debate over the Chrysler bailout within the business community highlighted persistent tensions over what “free market” solutions really should look like, as well as ... More


The Business Community: Social Responsibility and Corporate Values

Robert Davies

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter looks at the ethical ingredients, strategies, and conduct of business institutions. This is an important subject, as a great deal of criticism has been, and is being, levelled against ... More


American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Volker R. Berghahn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While America's relationship with Britain has often been deemed unique, especially during the two world wars when Germany was a common enemy, the American business sector actually had a greater ... More


Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book tells the story of the political mobilization of American business in the 1970s and 1980s. The book traces the rise and ultimate fragmentation of a broad-based effort to unify the business ... More


From the Outbreak of War in July 1914 to the Genoa Conference, 1922

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the state of American and European economies during the outbreak of World War I until the Genoa Conference was convened in 1922. It first considers the military–political ... More


Economic Restructuring and the Rise of Market Liberalism

Bruce K. Rutherford

in Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158044
eISBN:
9781400846146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158044.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter observes that the implementation of market-oriented economic policies since 1991 has strengthened the political influence of the business community. By June 2000, the government had sold ... More


Governments and Supranational Agencies: A New Consensus?

Gordon Brown

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this chapter, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, makes a strong plea for a greater sense of economic and moral responsibility on the part of the wealthier nations towards their ... More


Germany: Stability and Redesign in a Coordinated Market Economy

Orfeo Fioretos

in Creative Reconstructions: Multilateralism and European Varieties of Capitalism after 1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449697
eISBN:
9780801460715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449697.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on how the German government, in the post-war years, sought to provide firms with assurances about their access to international markets by supporting a set of multilateral ... More


States: A political theory of the community

Tirthankar Roy

in Company of Kinsmen: Enterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063780
eISBN:
9780199080144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063780.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the nature of relationship between the king and the economic order in India and offers a theory to explain the origin of the business community. It proposes a political theory ... More


Religion and Conflict: The Case of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

H. L. Seneviratne

in Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Because Buddhism, like all other religions, has many facets, it is essential to identify what kind of Buddhism is in question before analyzing its contributions. In this chapter, Buddhism is divided ... More


Britain: From Replacing to Reinforcing a Liberal Market Economy

Orfeo Fioretos

in Creative Reconstructions: Multilateralism and European Varieties of Capitalism after 1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449697
eISBN:
9780801460715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449697.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter talks about the factors behind the different institutional trajectories of the British government in three periods: 1960s and 1970s, 1980s, and in the 1990s and 2000s. It gives specific ... More


Patch-and-Repair

Thomas O. McGarity

in Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines how historically fundamental change has come about not through the slow process of compromise and accommodation, but through massive public education and legislative campaigns ... More


The Last Suburb: Immigrant Integration in the Inland Empire

Juan De Lara

in Unsettled Americans: Metropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702662
eISBN:
9781501703959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702662.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at California's San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, also known as the “Inland Empire” and once a white Republican outpost. African Americans, Latino immigrants, and ... More


The Governor Goes Native: 1947–1952

Michael Littlewood

in Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the factors which contributed to the failure of the restructuring of the colonial tax system in Hong Kong. First, the yield of the Inland Revenue Ordinance 1947 was greater ... More


Washington Lawyer

John Acacia

in Clark Clifford: The Wise Man of Washington

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125510
eISBN:
9780813135304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125510.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Clark Clifford's new office was only four blocks from the White House. Clifford took on but one partner, Edward H. Miller, a lawyer from the Justice Department whom Clifford knew from St. Louis. ... More


The Influence Infrastructure

Thomas O. McGarity

in Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains that as the business community's influence infrastructure grew and matured, it had a profound impact on public policy. The pro-business activist groups demonstrated that ... More


Striking a New Bargain

Thomas O. McGarity

in Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the progressive scholars and activists who have made impressive gains in creating narratives and carrying their message to the people with considerable financial help from ... More


Conflicts, Contract Enforcement, and Business Communities in the Archive of the Sulpicii

Wim Broekaert

in The Economy of Pompeii

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198786573
eISBN:
9780191828898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786573.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The archive of the Sulpicii plays a central role in this chapter by Wim Broekaert, which focuses on the social institutions and juridical frameworks surrounding long-distance trade in the port of ... More


Introduction: Boom, Bust, Crisis and Opportunity

in Trade and Traders in Mid-Victorian Liverpool: Mercantile Business and the Making of a World Port

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236061
eISBN:
9781846314261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236061.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter, which addresses the previous efforts to investigate the Liverpool trading community, underlines the successes and limitations of earlier studies, and determines the avenues for further ... More


Conclusions

Thomas O. McGarity

in Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the modest regulatory reforms of the Obama Administration and the Democratic 111th Congress, which were having little positive impact on working-class Americans at the outset ... More


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