5 edition of American Business and Political Power found in the catalog.
October 31, 2000
by University Of Chicago Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||245|
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Most people believe that large corporations wield enormous political power when they lobby for policies as a cohesive bloc. With this controversial book, Mark A.
Smith sets conventional wisdom on its head. In a systematic analysis of postwar lawmaking, Smith reveals that business loses in legislative battles unless it has public by: Most people believe that large corporations wield enormous political power when they lobby for policies as a cohesive bloc.
With this controversial book, Mark A. Smith sets conventional wisdom on its head. In a systematic analysis of postwar lawmaking, Smith reveals that business loses in legislative battles unless it has public backing. This surprising conclusion holds because the types of.
American Business and Political Power: Public Opinion, Elections, and Democracy [Mark A. Smith]. Most people believe that large corporations wield enormous political power when they lobby for policies as a cohesive bloc.
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This is exactly what a quality piece of social science ought to do.". Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Specific Topics, Political Science, International & World Politics, Public Affairs & Policy, Ideologies & Doctrines &. In this page treatise, the writer sets out the basic rules that need to be followed in order to acquire and maintain political power.
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