Globalisation, Europeanisation, corporate agency power and social policy

Kevin Farnsworth

in Corporate power and social policy in a global economy

Published by Policy Press

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9781861344748
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301998 | DOI:
Globalisation, Europeanisation, corporate agency power and social policy

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This chapter looks at political globalisation — the extension of political power and political activity across the boundaries of the nation state. It also examines the impact of globalisation on corporate agency power before examining, before looking at the social policy agenda of international business. This is important, since international business opinion helps to shape social policy discourse and welfare outcomes at various levels of governance.

Keywords: political power; political activity; corporate agency power; international business; governance

Chapter.  11299 words. 

Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology

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