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A New Life for Old Lobbies

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/9780691149165.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses how the institutional developments at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce grew directly from the political and economic upheaval of ... More


Corporate Speech and Civic Virtue

Milton C. Regan

in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294962
eISBN:
9780191598708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294964.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Supreme Court in Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce upheld the application to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, a nonprofit corporation funded by dues from members, three-quarters of whom are ... More


Influence Through Cooperation: The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and Air Pollution Control in Los Angeles, 1943–1954

Sarah S. Elkind

in How Local Politics Shape Federal Policy: Business, Power, and the Environment in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834893
eISBN:
9781469602707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869116_elkind.7
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the enormous influence enjoyed by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce (LAACC) over air pollution policy in Los Angeles County. For decades, city and then county officials ... More


A Corporate Political Agenda for the Twenty-First Century

Gordon Lafer

in The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines how the most powerful corporate lobbies are working to remake the American economy, society, and politics. It considers the legislative agenda of big business lobbies in all fifty ... More


The Norm Entrepreneurs of the 1950s and 1960s

Nicolás M. Perrone

in Investment Treaties and the Legal Imagination: How Foreign Investors Play By Their Own Rules

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198862147
eISBN:
9780191894831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862147.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the post-World War II period, business leaders, bankers, and their lawyers decided it was their time to write the rules of the global economy. They felt that the nationalization of the ... More


The Mission and the Spatial Imagination: Discourse, Ethnicity, and Architecture

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the cultural dimensions of how Mission groups attained neighborhood-based power during the long Progressive Era. The chapter analyzes the discursive strategy in which ... More


International Commerce in the Wake of Empire: Central European Economic Integration between National and Imperial Sovereignty

Madeleine Dungy

in Remaking Central Europe: The League of Nations and the Former Habsburg Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854685
eISBN:
9780191888885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854685.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter reveals how imperial conceptions of regional economic integration lived on in the League of Nations even as the Habsburg successor states, including the Austrian Republic, embraced a ... More


Business and Finance, 1780–1945

Philip Ollerenshaw

in Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583119
eISBN:
9780191744822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Between the later eighteenth century and the end of the Second World War, Ulster experienced not only its most rapid rates of industrialisation but also (after 1920) its most severe structural ... More


The Emergence of Colonial Medicine in Marseille

Michael A. Osborne

in The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226114521
eISBN:
9780226114668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226114668.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter investigates wide-spread support for colonial medicine and the colonial sciences in Marseille by focusing several institutions including the municipal school of medicine which became a ... More


Are Class Actions Meritless?

Brian T. Fitzpatrick

in The Conservative Case for Class Actions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226659336
eISBN:
9780226659473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659473.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Many critics of class actions claim that they are meritless lawsuits that corporations settle only to avoid the risk of an unexpected outcome and the expense of paying lawyers. But corporations have ... More


Trade: Brokering Economic Exchange across Markets and Cultures

Monica DeHart

in Transpacific Developments: The Politics of Multiple Chinas in Central America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759420
eISBN:
9781501759437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759420.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores the economic exchange across markets and cultures between Central America and the People's Republic of China (PRC). It clarifies how the research was conducted at the 2018 ... More


How American Corporate and Securities Law Drives Business Offshore

Stephen M. Bainbridce

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Bloomberg–Schumer Report, the Paulson Committee Interim Report, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Report were three major studies that evaluated the decline of capital markets in the United ... More


“Buy Italian!”: Imports, Diasporic Nationalism, and the Politics of Authenticity

Simone Cinotto

in The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how the fondness of New York City's Italian immigrants for imported foods helped make the food import business crucial to the project of diasporic Italian nationalism. It argues ... More


Flipping the Script in Ohio

Marc Dixon

in Heartland Blues: Labor Rights in the Industrial Midwest

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190917036
eISBN:
9780190917067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917036.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter shows how unions effectively flipped the script on right-to-work. Emboldened by the right-to-work victory in highly unionized Indiana in 1957 and the sensational allegations of union ... More


Government Support for Indianpreneurs: Challenges and Conflicts

Courtney Lewis

in Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648590
eISBN:
9781469648613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648590.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The EBCI government recognizes that small- business owners on the Qualla Boundary face very distinctive challenges, and its sovereign status allows it to aid in ways particular to Native Nations. ... More


Syro-Lebanese Diaspora Entrepreneurs in Brazil

Nadejda K Marinova

in Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) Country: How Host States Use Diasporas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190623418
eISBN:
9780190623432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623418.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, or Camara de Comercio Arabe Brasiliera (CCAB), an organization of Syro-Lebanese entrepreneurs, is the official intermediary of the Brazilian government in ... More


Union Discord in Indiana

Marc Dixon

in Heartland Blues: Labor Rights in the Industrial Midwest

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190917036
eISBN:
9780190917067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917036.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Social Movements and Social Change

Indiana shocked the labor movement in 1957 by becoming the first northern industrialized state to pass right-to-work. This chapter analyzes the campaigns waged by business and labor in order to ... More


Franco-Welsh Academic Partnerships: A Case Study Involving Transnational and Cross-sector Mobility

Huw Landeg Morris

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter highlights the Franco-Welsh academic partnership that offers industrial-based mobility placements for student and young employees. This project was conceived at a seminar organised by ... More


Keeping Americans Safe at Work

Jonathan D. Karmel

in Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709982
eISBN:
9781501714382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709982.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter traces workplace safety laws and regulations from after the Civil War to the passage of the OSHAct. It features the activists, journalists,social scientists and workplace disasters that ... More


Competing Imaginaries and the 1970s

Nicolás M. Perrone

in Investment Treaties and the Legal Imagination: How Foreign Investors Play By Their Own Rules

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198862147
eISBN:
9780191894831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862147.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The long 1970s was a difficult time for those promoting investment treaties and ISDS. OECD members had not adopted a multilateral convention, and the Global South was demanding a change in the rules ... More


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