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Still Three Models of Capitalism? The Impact of Changing Policies and Growing Pressures on Economic Practices

Vivien A. Schmidt

in The Futures of European Capitalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253685
eISBN:
9780191600210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253684.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter adds to the ‘varieties of capitalism’ literature by demonstrating that economic practices of countries are not converging on a one‐size‐fits‐all neo‐liberal model of capitalism, despite ... More


Business, Government, and Patterns of Labor Market Policy in Britain and the Federal Republic of Germany

Stewart Wood

in Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247752
eISBN:
9780191596346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247757.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Explores the connection between the political economy and the public policies that governments produce, using the cases of labour market policy in the 1980s in West Germany and the UK. Governments ... More


The Dynamics of Adjustment in Economic Practices in Britain, Germany, and France

Vivien A. Schmidt

in The Futures of European Capitalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253685
eISBN:
9780191600210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253684.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter details the different dynamics of economic adjustment in Britain, Germany, and France from the postwar period until today. For Britain, it describes the problems of business in the ... More


The Evolution and Adaptation of Business–Government Relations in Zouping

Martin K. Dimitrov

in Zouping Revisited: Adaptive Governance in a Chinese County

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503604001
eISBN:
9781503604551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604001.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes business-government relations in a single Chinese county through the lens of IPR regulation. A focus on Zouping reveals the scope of variation that exists in business-government ... More


The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The multinational enterprise has been one of the foremost economic, political, and social influences in the world economy for many decades. As its role and influence have grown, so has the regime of ... More


Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

William J. Norris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book introduces an innovative theory that pinpoints how states employ economic tools of national power to pursue their strategic objectives. The book shows what Chinese economic statecraft is, ... More


Lessons Learned

Cornelia Woll

in The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452352
eISBN:
9780801471155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452352.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter argues that the power of the financial sector prior to the 2008 economic crisis depended in great part on structural aspects such as the role and size of the financial sector, ... More


Theory and Research Design

Iain Mcmenamin

in If Money Talks, What Does it Say?: Corruption and Business Financing of Political Parties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665709
eISBN:
9780191748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665709.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter starts with a review of the comparative and theoretical literature on business–government relations. The concepts of ideological and pragmatic motivations are developed. The chapter ... More


Business, power, policy and politics

Kevin Farnsworth

in Policy reconsidered: Meanings, politics and practices

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349132
eISBN:
9781447302995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349132.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores the relationship of business and policy making. From a theoretical and empirical perspective, this chapter explores and outlines the mechanisms of business power and influence ... More


Canada: Pragmatism and Centrism

Iain Mcmenamin

in If Money Talks, What Does it Say?: Corruption and Business Financing of Political Parties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665709
eISBN:
9780191748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665709.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter starts with an overview of the Canadian political economy. It discusses the evolution of the regulation of Canadian party finance and the finances of the parties. A quantitative analysis ... More


Australia: Pragmatism and Ideological Bias

Iain Mcmenamin

in If Money Talks, What Does it Say?: Corruption and Business Financing of Political Parties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665709
eISBN:
9780191748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665709.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Australian case study has a similar structure to its Canadian counterpart. It begins by looking at the Australian political economy, and then goes on to discuss the regulation of Australian ... More


Germany: Symbolic Expenditure

Iain Mcmenamin

in If Money Talks, What Does it Say?: Corruption and Business Financing of Political Parties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665709
eISBN:
9780191748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665709.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The third country case study is once again a variation on the standard theme. It starts with an analysis of the German political economy. Next is the regulation of political finance, highlighting the ... More


If Money Talks, What Does it Say?: Corruption and Business Financing of Political Parties

Iain McMenamin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665709
eISBN:
9780191748592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665709.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

If money talks, what does it say? Why do businesses contribute to political parties? Is money a universal language? Do business contributions to political parties convey different messages in ... More


Widening the Argument

Iain Mcmenamin

in If Money Talks, What Does it Say?: Corruption and Business Financing of Political Parties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665709
eISBN:
9780191748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665709.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter adds five extra cases: Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, the UK, and the USA. It tests the varieties-of-capitalism approach against explanations emphasising economic sector, public funding, ... More


Conclusion: Money is Multi-lingual

Iain Mcmenamin

in If Money Talks, What Does it Say?: Corruption and Business Financing of Political Parties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665709
eISBN:
9780191748592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665709.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The discussion of business financing of parties is dominated by two positions, which have been rejected in this book. The first is that business cash in politics is bribery; and the second is that it ... More


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