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Business and Neo‐corporatism  

Philippe C. Schmitter

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
The advent of neo-corporatism has been a rare occurrence among advanced capitalist liberal democracies—and virtually unheard of elsewhere. Of the twenty or so original members of that club ... More

Business and Political Parties  

Graham Wilson and Wyn Grant

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Although it is conventional in political science to distinguish between political parties and interest groups, in practice the distinction is less clear. The conventional definitions ... More

Business Representation in Washington, DC  

Timothy Werner and Graham Wilson

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Several broad generalizations about the nature of business representation in Washington would command general agreement. First, business representation is organizationally fragmented and ... More

Corporate Social Responsibility and Government  

Jeremy Moon, Nahee Kang, and Jean‐Pascal Gond

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
This article is about corporate social responsibility (CSR) and aims to distinguish different types of CSR–government relationship and to understand these in the context of broader state ... More

European Business–Government Relations  

David Coen

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
In making the claim for a unique European business–government relationship this article sets out in the first part of the issue, which is about why firms located to Brussels and how they ... More

National Policies and Domestic Politics  

Debora L. Spar

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
Formally, the interaction between domestic policy and international business runs in two directions. States erect policies that affect firms' ability to trade and invest across borders; ... More

Public Accountability  

Mark Bovens

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Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
Public accountability is the hallmark of modern democratic governance. Democracy remains a paper procedure if those in power cannot be held accountable in public for their acts and ... More

Public Management, Democracy, and Politics  

Linda Deleon

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Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
Contemporary public management includes initiatives that pursue reforms. Reforms centered on producing more and better public services include those that aim to tighten and streamline the ... More

Public–Private Partnerships in Health Care  

Simon Bishop and Justin Waring

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
This chapter provides an introduction to Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in health care. It provides contextual background to the worldwide growth of PPPs and discusses the various ... More

The Rise of the Regulatory State  

Michael Moran

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
The relationship between the American regulatory state and the business enterprise is strikingly distinctive, viewed comparatively. The simplest, but perhaps the most important, indicator ... More

State Failure  

John A. Hall

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Apr 2010
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May 2010
One of the most clearly established generalizations in comparative social science is that economic development rests on the back of services provided by the state. The main task of this ... More

The State in the Economy: Neoliberal or Neoactivist?  

Linda Weiss

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Apr 2010
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May 2010
This article discusses key approaches to the state's role in the contemporary economy. It discusses three perspectives on the state–economy relationship. These range from a priori claims ... More

The State, Business, and Training  

Jason Heyes and Helen Rainbird

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
The first section of this article discusses why training and skill formation are considered to be central to economic competitiveness and company performance and the ways in which business ... More

Voice in the Wilderness? The Shift From Union to Non‐Union Voice in Britain  

Rafael Gomez, Alex Bryson, and Paul Willman

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
This article deals with the emergence, presence, and gradual transformation of workplace voice in Britain. Britain is an interesting case because it has sustained one of the longest and ... More

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