Corporate Social Responsibility and the Welfare State: The Historical and Contemporary Role of CSR in the Mixed Economy of Welfare

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Welfare State: The Historical and Contemporary Role of CSR in the Mixed Economy of Welfare

by Jeanette Brejning

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ISBN-13: 9781409495017
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 01/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Jeanette Brejning is Honorary Fellow in the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: examining the social dimension of corporate social responsibility; Part I Theory and Concepts: Theoretical framework: integrating historical institutionalism and the mixed economy of welfare approach; Corporate social responsibility: making sense of a contested concept. Part II A History of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mixed Economy of Welfare: Introduction to part II; Connections between CSR and 19th century philanthropy: CSR in the commercial sector; CSR as social policy: CSR in the public sector; CSR, globalization and anti-globalization: CSR and the non-profit sector; Conclusion to part II. Part III Case Study: Views from CSR Practitioners in England and Denmark: Introduction to part III; Is there a 'social case' for corporate social responsibility? Views on the social impacts of CSR; CSR and the changing welfare state: does CSR constitute a roll back of the state? Conclusion: the welfare state, CSR, and the future; List of references; Index.


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