2 edition of The political power of business found in the catalog.
The political power of business
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited by] Patrick Bernhagen.|
|Series||Routledge research in comparative politics -- 21|
|LC Classifications||HD3611 .P639 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780415451055, 9780203932612|
|LC Control Number||2007029648|
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Most people believe that large corporations wield enormous political power when they lobby for policies as a cohesive bloc. With this controversial book, Mark A. Smith sets conventional wisdom on its head. In a systematic analysis of postwar lawmaking, Smith reveals that business loses in legislative battles unless it has public backing.
This surprising conclusion holds because the types of. I consider this book to be an outstanding contribution to the study of the power of large business corporations; it takes a fresh perspective by making fruitful connections between (1) new institutionalism and political economy, (2) the domestic and transnational levels of corporate power and governance, and (3) different key corporate political agendas like CSR and corporate by: (shelved 2 times as power-and-politics) avg rating — 2, ratings — published ‘I consider this book to be an outstanding contribution to the study of the power of large business corporations; it takes a fresh perspective by making fruitful connections between (1) new institutionalism and political economy, (2) the domestic and transnational levels of corporate power and governance, and (3) different The political power of business book corporate political agendas like CSR and corporate governance.’.
In Politics Is for Power, pioneering and brilliant data analyst Eitan Hersh shows us a way toward more effective political participation. Aided by political theory, history, cutting-edge social science, as well as remarkable stories of ordinary citizens who got off their couches and took political power seriously, this book shows us how to Released on: Janu Vogel argues that changes in political and economic conditions affect the power of business in government.
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Advice from business actors regularly carries more weight with policymakers than other interests because it refers to the core of the state-market nexus in democratic capitalism: the consequences for voters and policymakers of harming business and the economy.
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"Political Power and Corporate Control is the first serious, book-length political science treatment of the two-way interaction between corporate form and politics.
There is nothing comparable."—Merritt Fox, Michael E. Patterson Professor of Law, Columbia University School of Law. "This book provides a timely and highly needed addition to the literature on corporations as political actors in today's global political economy.
Mikler's strategy to reterritorialize corporations and specifically corporate power in geopolitical terms allows fascinating perspectives on actors typically considered in terms of transnational. The last the section of the book contains three papers where its authors have dissected the ties between the business and political class in three States – Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Odisha.
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The six principles of influence in the book apply to all aspects of life, including political power: 1. Reciprocity 2. Commitment and Consistency. From a professor of Business and Public Policy at U. Cal.-Berkeley's School of Business Administration, author of Lobbying the Corporation ()—a comprehensive history and sober analysis of the rise and fall of the political power of business over the past three decades.
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Politically savvy people enjoy talking to folks who have power (which is not the same as sucking up). Commit to the business. An indifferent, apathetic attitude never impressed anyone. If you want decision-makers to think well of you, you need to be interested in and excited about the business – because you can bet that they are.
The decline in the economic power of blue collar voters thus led to a decline in their political power. Interest in the democratic process also fell. Voting turnout headed lower, from around 80%.
America faces a crisis of corporate capture of democratic government, where the economic power of corporations has been translated into political power with disastrous effects for. The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene. I have collected below 10 quotes from Robert Greene's book, 48 Laws of Power.
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political power: An authority held by a group within a society that allows for the administration of public resources and implement policies for society.
Power may be acquired as a means of governmental direction or in opposition to a government group. Get this from a library. The political power of business: structure and information in public policymaking.
[Patrick Bernhagen] -- "This book analyses the influence of business in democratic politics. Advice from business actors regularly carries more weight with policymakers than other interests because it.
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"The business of 'Moscow is silent' — I got the feeling that the country no longer existed," Putin later said, according to Judah's book.
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The Dictator’s Handbook provides a different and revolutionary approach to political analysis by skirting fuzzy appeals to higher ideals and national interests and looking straight at what really matters: politicians and leaders’ self-interest.
The authors suggest, with plenty of examples and some interesting data, that good or bad policies depend not on skills or goodwill, but only on who 5/5. American Business and Political Power: Public Opinion, Elections and Democracy, by Mark A. Smith, Chicago: University of Chicago Press,pp., $16 paper.
Stuck in Neutral: Business and the Politics of Human Capital Investment, by Cathie Jo. Contents List of Tables and Figures vii Preface ix 1 Exploring the Role of Business in Global Governance 1 2 Globalization and Global Governance 11 3 Business as an Actor in Global Governance 43 4 Political Mobilization 71 5 Structural Power: Old and New Facets 6 The Power of Ideas 7 Interpreting the Power of Business in Global Governance List of Acronyms and Abbreviations.
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