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Corporate Power, Oligopolies, and the Crisis of the State

Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.

The largest, wealthiest corporations have gained unprecedented power and influence in contemporary life. From cradle to grave the decisions made by these entities have an enormous impact on how we live and work, what we eat, our physical and psychological health, what we know or believe, whom we elect, and how we deal with one another and with the natural world around us. At the same time, government seems ever more…


Pub Date : 2012-08-03 | Author : Luis Suarez-Villa | Publisher : Temple University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781439900437
ISBN 13 : 1439900434

A new version of capitalism, grounded in technology and science, is spawning new forms of corporate power and organization that will have major implications for the twenty-first ce..

Disruptive Power

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : Taylor Owen | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780199363865
ISBN 13 : 0199363862

Anonymous. WikiLeaks. The Syrian Electronic Army. Edward Snowden. Bitcoin. The Arab Spring. Five years ago, these terms were meaningless to the vast majority of people in the world..

Liberalism As Ideology

Pub Date : 2012-02-16 | Author : Ben Jackson | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199600670
ISBN 13 : 0199600678

Liberalism is the dominant ideology of our time, yet its character remains the subject of intense scholarly and political controversy. Inspired by the work of Michael Freeden, this..

Capitalism Socialism And Democracy

Pub Date : 2013-05-13 | Author : Joseph A. Schumpeter | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134841509
ISBN 13 : 1134841507

Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy remains one of the greatest works of social theory written this century. When it first appeared the New English Weekly predicted that `for the n..

Global Corporate Power

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Christopher May | Publisher : Lynne Rienner Publishers

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105126884381
ISBN 13 :

This is an exploration of the diverse ways that corporations affect the practices and structures of the global political economy. The text addresses fundamental questions such as: ..

Social Media Politics And The State

Pub Date : 2014-07-17 | Author : Daniel Trottier | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317655480
ISBN 13 : 1317655486

This book is the essential guide for understanding how state power and politics are contested and exercised on social media. It brings together contributions by social media schola..

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