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GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS

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GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS

9781852783716 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Steven Tolliday, Professor of Economic History, Leeds University Business School, UK
Publication Date: January 1991 ISBN: 978 1 85278 371 6 Extent: 608 pp
This title takes an international and comparative approach to the crucial relationship between business and government, drawing on studies of developing countries, advanced capitalist economies and the relationship between business and imperialism. The first section looks at the role of government in promoting or slowing business development and in shaping the structures of business enterprise in countries including Japan, Germany, the US, Brazil, India. The second part looks at the interaction between government and the individual enterprise, considering both the impact of government on corporate strategies, on patterns of competition and the interaction of business and national politics in such contexts as depression, war, fascism and decolonization.

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This volume takes an international and comparative approach to the crucial relationship between business and government, drawing on studies of developing countries, advanced capitalist economies and the relationship between business and imperialism. The first section looks at the role of government in promoting or slowing business development and in shaping the structures of business enterprise in countries including Japan, Germany, the US, Brazil, India. The second part looks at the interaction between government and the individual enterprise, considering both the impact of government on corporate strategies, on patterns of competition and the interaction of business and national politics in such contexts as depression, war, fascism and decolonization.
Critical Acclaim
‘As with others in the series it brings together in an accessible and beneficial form a diversity of material on a broad theme.’
– Barry Supple, Business History
Contributors
Contributors: C.W. Andrew, J.C. Brown, P.F. Clarke, R.G. Stokes, R.L. Tignor, B.R. Tomlinson, B. Weisbrod
Contents
Contents:
Part I: Government and Business Development
1. Masaaki. Kobayashi (1985), 'Japan's Early Industrialization and the Transfer of Government Enterprises: Government and Business'
2. Jürgen Kocka (1981), 'Capitalism and Bureaucracy in German Industrialization Before 1914'
3. J.P. McKay (1984), 'Baku Oil and Transcaucasian Pipelines, 1883-1891: A Study in Tsarist Economic Policy'
4. F.B. Tipton, Jr (1981), 'Government Policy and Economic Development in Germany and Japan: A Skeptical Reevaluation'
5. Charles W. McCurdy (1978), 'American Law and the Marketing Structure of the Large Corporation, 1975-1890'
6. E.R.J. Owen (1966), 'Lord Cromer and the Development of Egyptian Industry 1883-1907'
7. G.G. Jones (1979), 'The State and Economic Development in India 1890-1947: The Case of Oil'
8. Steven Topik (1985), 'The State's Contribution to the Development of Brazil's Internal Economy, 1850-1930'
9. David Meredith (1988), 'The Colonial Office, British Business Interests and the Reform of Cocoa Marketing in West Africa, 1937-1945'
10. M. Anchordoguy (1988), 'Mastering the Market: Japanese Government Targeting of the Computer Industry'

Part II: Business and Politics
11. P.F. Clarke (1972), 'The End of Laissez Fiare and the Politics of Cotton'
12. C.M. Andrew and A.S. Kanya-Forstner (1976), 'French Business and the French Colonialists'
13. B. Weisbrod (1979), 'Economic Power and Political Stability Reconsidered: Heavy Industry in Weimer Germany'
14. P.J. Cain (1972), 'Railway Combination and Government 1900-1914'
15. M.W. Kirby (1973), 'The Control of Competition in the British Coal-Mining Industry in the Thirties'
16. Barry Supple (1988), 'The Political Economy of Demorlization: The State and the Coalmining Industry in American and Britain Between the Wars'
17. Development of Mexican Petroleum, 1889-1911)
18. R.C. Treblicock (1966), 'A "Special Relationship"—Government Rearmanent, and the Cordite Firms'
19. R.G. Stokes (1985), 'The Oil Industry in Nazi Germany, 1936-1945'
20. T. Rodgers (1988), 'Employers' Organizations, Unemployment and Social Politics in Britain During the Inter-War Period'
21. K. McQuaid (1978), 'Corporate Liberalism in the American Business Community'
22. R. Rice (1979), 'Economic Mobilization in Wartime Japan: Business, Bureauracy, and Military in Conflict'
23. C. Cheape (1988), 'Not Politicians but Sound Businessmen: Norton Company and the Third Reich'
24. B.R. Tomlinson (1981), 'Colonial Firms and the Decline of Colonialism in Eastern India 1914-47'
25. Robert L. Tignor (1987), 'Decolonization and Business: The Case of Egypt'

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