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Kindred Strangers:
The Uneasy Relationship between Politics and Business in America
David Vogel

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Study of Business and Politics3
Ch. 1Why Businessmen Distrust Their State: The Political Consciousness of American Corporate Executives29
Ch. 2Cooperative Regulation: Environmental Protection in Great Britain73
Ch. 3The Globalization of Business Ethics: Why America Remains Distinctive91
Ch. 4Government-Industry Relations in the United States: An Overview113
Ch. 5The Public-Interest Movement and the American Reform Tradition141
Ch. 6Lobbying the Corporation: Citizen Challenges to Business Authority166
Ch. 7The Ethical Roots of Business Ethics195
Ch. 8When Consumers Oppose Consumer Protection: The Politics of Regulatory Backlash214
Ch. 9Political Science and the Study of Corporate Power: A Dissent from the New Conventional Wisdom239
Ch. 10The Power of Business in America: A Reappraisal268
Ch. 11The Power of Business in Capitalist Societies: A Comparative Perspective298
Ch. 12A Case Study of Clear Air Legislation, 1967-1981323
Appendix394
Index397

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