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What's Good for Business Business and American Politics since World War II

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ISBN-10: 0199754004

ISBN-13: 9780199754007

Edition: 2012

Authors: Kim Phillips-Fein, Julian E. Zelizer

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This volume showcases the most exciting new voices in the fields of business and political history. While the media frequently warns of the newfound power of business in the world of politics, the authors in this book demonstrate that business has mobilized to shape public policy and government institutions, as well as electoral outcomes, for decades. Rather than assuming that business influence is inevitable, the chapters explore the complex evolution of this relationship in a wide range of different arenas--from attempts to create a corporate-friendly tax policy and regulations that would work in the interests of particular industries, to local boosterism as a weapon against New Deal…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English