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The Corporation Under Siege: Social Movements, Regulation, Public Relations, and Tort Law since the Second World War

David B. Sicilia

in Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the experiences of three US industries — chemical manufacturing, tobacco, and nuclear power — that came under political, legal, and rhetorical attack following World War II, and ... More


Free Enterprise and the Power of Business

John Hendry

in Between Enterprise and Ethics: Business and Management in a Bimoral Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268634
eISBN:
9780191708381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268634.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter charts the historical rise of the business corporation as an increasingly dominant social institution. Its main focus is on the growing power of business in the late 20th century, the ... More


Introduction: A Paradigm Shift in Crisis Management

Dawn R. Gilpin and Priscilla J. Murphy

in Crisis Management in a Complex World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328721
eISBN:
9780199869930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328721.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the primary objective of the book, which is to address the question: to what extent can communicators actually perform their expected role ... More


The Anti-Intellectual Presidency: The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

Elvin T. Lim

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342642
eISBN:
9780199851843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why has it been so long since an American president has effectively and consistently presented well-crafted, intellectually substantive arguments to the American public? Why have presidential ... More


Humanity and the Perils of Perniciously Politicized Science

N. Ann Davis

in Ethics and Humanity: Themes from the Philosophy of Jonathan Glover

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195325195
eISBN:
9780199776412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325195.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

In Humanity, Jonathan Glover argues that success in resisting the resurgence of tyranny and crippling ideological conflict in the twenty‐first century turns on our acquiring a better understanding of ... More


 Orchestrating Ignorance, Ignoring Consent

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325461
eISBN:
9780199869275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325461.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses some of the unethical strategies polluters use to mislead citizens about pollution risks. It identifies at least ten special-interest or government behaviors — from advertising ... More


Strategy, Pragmatism, and Public Relations

Lee A. Smithey

in Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195395877
eISBN:
9780199914470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395877.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates incentives and pressures that encourage unionists and loyalists in the Orange Order and other community organizations to mitigate contentious cultural expressions, enhance ... More


‘Bringing Alive’ the Post Office

Mariel Grant

in Propaganda and the Role of the State in Inter-War Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204442
eISBN:
9780191676284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204442.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The adoption of a permanent publicity policy was definitely related to commercial considerations, but it was also the culmination of a long process, and reflected the department's commitment to its ... More


Bagmen in Black Tie or Professional Intermediaries: The Growth of Lobbying and Prospects for Reform

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on lobbying in Washington. Topics discussed include the two sources of lobbyists' influence: personal connections with people in government and campaign contributions; power of ... More


Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book presents the theory and practice for creating effective education and outreach programs for conserving biodiversity, addressing a variety of environmental issues, and living sustainably. It ... More


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