Corporate Power and Responsible Capitalism

Corporate Power and Responsible Capitalism

by Bryn Jones


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848449701
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 07/15/2014
Pages: 320

About the Author

Bryn Jones, Senior Fellow, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: PART I CONTEXT AND HISTORY 1. A Climacteric of Corporate Crisis and Over-reach? 2. The ‘Anglo-Saxon’ Business Corporation: Anatomy and Evolution 3. Social Challenges for Corporate Accountability: the Rise and Fall of State Collectivism. PART II SOCIAL EMBEDDING AND DISEMBEDDING OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS 4. The Neo-Liberalisation of Big Business: Disembedding or Re-regulating? 5. Financialised Market Accountability and the Empowerment of Shareholder Value 6. Contextualising the neo-Liberal Model: Social Embeddedness of Economic Relations 7. Alternative, Socially-embedded Business Systems: Germany, East Asia, and Industrial Districts PART III THE PURSUIT OF RESPONSIBLE CAPITALISM: CAMPAIGNS AND POLITICAL RECIPES 8. Communitarian Solutions: Business as Moral Integration 9. Environmentalism and Social Movement Influences on Corporate Responsibility 10. Corporate Voluntarism: Responsibility or Accountability? 11. Embedded Accountability: Alternative Possibilities and Political Perspectives Conclusion: Re-embedding through Democratic Ownership and Governance Index

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