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High Skills, Low Wages

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter considers the full impact of the global auction, as well as the influence of having access to college credentials. It examines the possibility that decreasing returns to human capital ... More


Silicon Valley Leaders in Federal Elections

Darren R. Halpin and Anthony J. Nownes

in The New Entrepreneurial Advocacy: Silicon Valley Elites in American Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190883003
eISBN:
9780190883034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883003.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 3 examines one individual form of corporate elite political engagement—campaign giving. The chapter undertakes an in-depth look at the itemized federal campaign contributions of Silicon ... More


Conclusion

Darren R. Halpin and Anthony J. Nownes

in The New Entrepreneurial Advocacy: Silicon Valley Elites in American Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190883003
eISBN:
9780190883034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883003.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 7 puts the book’s findings into context by exploring what they have to teach us about the role of the new corporate elite in American politics. The chapter outlines the approach taken in the ... More


Corporate Power in The Twenty-First Century

Gerald F. Davis

in Performance and Progress: Essays on Capitalism, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198744283
eISBN:
9780191805691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744283.003.0028
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Corporations in the twentieth century were generally premised on economies of scale. Control of assets and employment was centripetal, becoming more concentrated over time, while ownership was ... More


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