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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


Brazil and India: Business Lobbying and Corruption

Vineeta Yadav

in Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735907
eISBN:
9780199894789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735907.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter tests the second set of hypotheses relating legislative lobbying behaviors to corruption levels. It uses data from the two country surveys; open-ended interviews; secondary sources; and ... More


The Birth of the Business Roundtable

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/9780691149165.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter demonstrates how the Business Roundtable—a consortium of chief executive officers from approximately one hundred and fifty of America's largest publicly and privately held ... More


The Better America Federation and Big Business’s War on Labor

Nick Fischer

in Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040023
eISBN:
9780252098222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040023.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of the Better America Federation (BAF), a business lobby headquartered in Los Angeles, in promoting the doctrine and practice of anticommunism during the interwar ... More


Introduction

Cecily Rose

in International Anti-Corruption Norms: Their Creation and Influence on Domestic Legal Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198737216
eISBN:
9780191800726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737216.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

The Introduction explains that corruption and money laundering can be politically destabilizing and can also retard economic growth. These are not, however, the predominant reasons why States have ... More


Financing Telegraph Infrastructures (1850–1900)

Simone Fari

in Infrastructure Finance in Europe: Insights into the History of Water, Transport, and Telecommunications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198713418
eISBN:
9780191781841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713418.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Given the different levels of undertaking and investment, two kinds of telegraph financing came to exist in the second half of the nineteenth century: 1) the state directly financed the development ... More


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