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The Business of Benevolence
Industrial Paternalism in Progressive America
Andrea Tone
Tone offers a new interpretation of the importance of welfare capitalism in shaping its development.



The Business of Empire
United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America
Jason M. Colby
Colby provides new insight into the role of transnational capital, labor migration, and racial nationalism in shaping U.S. expansion into Central America and the greater Caribbean.



Capital as Will and Imagination
Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle
Mark Metzler
Joseph Schumpeter is not thought of as a theorist of credit-supercharged high-speed growth, but that is what he became in postwar Japan. This new view helps also to explain Japan's bubble, and the global bubbles that have followed it.



Capital Formation in Belgium, 1900–1995
Michelangelo van Meerten
Based on the analysis of more than 35,000 company balance sheets, annual series of gross private investment have been constructed for 15 different sectors in Belgium between 1900 and 1995. The resulting data clearly show that the level of gross...



Capital Moves
RCA's Seventy-Year Quest for Cheap Labor
Jefferson Cowie
Find a pool of cheap, pliable workers and give them jobs—and soon they cease to be as cheap or as pliable. What is an employer to do then? Why, find another poor community desperate for work. This route—one taken time and again by major American...



Changing by Design
Organizational Innovation at Hewlett-Packard
Deone Zell
How do corporations achieve change? In the first analytic book about Hewlett-Packard, Deone Zell also offers an ethnography of corporate redesign, documenting Hewlett-Packard's radical reorganization of both a manufacturing and a research...



The Chicken Trail
Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas
Kathleen C. Schwartzman
The Chicken Trail examines the impact of globalization—and of NAFTA in particular—on the North American poultry industry, focusing on the displacement of African American workers in the southeast United States and workers in Mexico.



China Transformed
Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience
Bin Wong
"This bold, intellectually ambitious, and wholly original book challenges the way in which Western social science understands China. . . . It will set the standard for all future comparative and theoretical research on China."—Timothy Brook, Stanford...



Chinese Economic Statecraft
Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control
William J. Norris
In Chinese Economic Statecraft, William J. Norris introduces an innovative theory that pinpoints how states employ economic tools of national power to pursue their strategic objectives. Norris shows what Chinese economic statecraft is, how it works, and why it is more or less effective.



Class Lives
Stories from across Our Economic Divide
This anthology of narratives dramatizing the lived experience of class in America includes forty original essays from authors who represent a range of classes, genders, races, ethnicities, ages, and occupations across the United States. Together, these essays form a powerful narrative about the experience of class.



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