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Kindred Strangers : The Uneasy Relationship Between Politics and Business in America (Reprint)

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Notwithstanding the myriad forms of government assistance to American business, the relationship of business to politics in the United States remains a highly antagonistic one, characterized by substantial mutual distrust. This adversarial relationship is both reflected and reinforced not only in American business ideology, but also in America's unique legalistic and confrontational style of regulation, the political strategies of the public interest movement, the American approach to American industrial policy, and the distinctive way Americans think about the subject of business ethics. This volume brings together more than two decades of scholarship on business and politics by one of the leading authorities on this subject.

These essays also explore a number of critical contemporary issues, including the ongoing debate over the scope and extent of business power in America, the growth of shareholder protests and consumer boycotts, the changing politics of consumer and environmental regulation, and the emergence of both public and business interest in business ethics. In addition, they place the contemporary dynamics of American business-government relations in both an historical and comparative context. Finally these essays demonstrate e the importance of integrating the study of business by political scientists with the study of politics by students of management.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 350
Genre: Business + Money Management, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Government / General, General
Series Title: Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr
Author: David Vogel
Language: English
Street Date: March 21, 2017
TCIN: 51369492
UPC: 9780691171012
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-6328
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