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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…



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..


President As Prisoner The

Pub Date : 1989 | Author : William F. Grover | Publisher : SUNY Press

ISBN 10 : 9781438405186
ISBN 13 : 1438405189

This book focuses, not on the Constitutional balance of power between Congress and the White House—a focus that restricts analysis to questions of means—but on the more unsettl..


Community Culture And Economic Development

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Meredith Ramsay | Publisher : SUNY Press

ISBN 10 : 0791427498
ISBN 13 : 9780791427491

A comparative study of economic development policy, and its relationship with local power structures and cultural and social relations, in two Maryland towns that have rejected dev..



Social Problems

Pub Date : 2004-06 | Author : John J. Macionis | Publisher : Prentice Hall

ISBN 10 : 0131891871
ISBN 13 : 9780131891876

Macionis's Social Problems is the only social problems text that explains how society frames social problems and solutions through politics. The text analyzes social issues and pol..


Technocapitalism

Pub Date : 2009-10-28 | Author : Luis Suarez-Villa | Publisher : Temple University Press

ISBN 10 : 1439900426
ISBN 13 : 9781439900420

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..


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