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Big Oil in the United States : Industry Influence on Institutions, Policy, and Politics (Hardcover)

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This book explains how and why large oil-producing corporations have affected government institutions, energy policy, and politics in the United States—and suggests how their influence can be reduced.

• Focuses on big oil's impact on U.S. government policy—regulatory, environmental, and fiscal—and analyzes big oil's political influence through campaign contributions and lobbying

• Proposes methods that could be employed to reduce big oil's influence over energy policy

• Presents current information relevant to university-level courses in energy politics, public policy, and state or local politics and policy as well as to practitioners such as government regulators, business persons, and NGO representatives

Number of Pages: 299
Genre: Business + Money Management, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Corporate Finance, Public Policy / Environmental Policy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Author: Jerry A. Mcbeath
Language: English
Street Date: June 27, 2016
TCIN: 51155520
UPC: 9781440837425
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-5077
$60.00

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