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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Framework for an Analytical Account—Clarifying Terminology

Orsolya Toth

in The Lex Mercatoria in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199685721
eISBN:
9780191765711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685721.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Private International Law

This chapter makes terminological clarifications to develop the framework for the proposed account of the lex mercatoria. It argues that the ‘international business community’ should be perceived as ... More


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