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The Structure of Corporate Political Action

Interfirm Relations and Their Consequences

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$100.00 • £80.95 • €90.00

ISBN 9780674843776

Publication Date: 03/01/1992


304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 line illustrations, 31 tables


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  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Pluralism and Its Discontents
  • 3. What is Business Unity?
  • 4. A Structural Model of Corporate Political Behavior
  • 5. Political Action Committees and Corporate Political Behavior
  • 6. Political Campaign Contributions: Unity and Conflict
  • 7. Business Testimony before Congress: Unity and Conflict
  • 8. Differentiation across Industries: Within-Industry
  • 9. From Dyad to System: Multiple Networks of Organizational and Political Relations
  • 10. The Conditional Nature of Business Unity
  • Appendix. Data on Firms and Candidates
  • References
  • Index

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