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Corporate power and social policy in a global economy: British welfare under the influence

Kevin Farnsworth


Spanning the complete era of the Conservative governments and the first term of New Labour, this book looks at mechanisms of corporate power and influence; corporate opinion and influence in a range of social policy areas including: education, training, health and social security; changing business influence on social policy in recent years in an international context and business involvement in social policy initiatives and welfare delivery. By exploring business views and opinions, power, influence and involvement in social provision, this book helps to address important questions in social ... More

Keywords: conservative governments, New Labour, corporate power, corporate influence, social policy areas, business views

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9781861344748
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861344748.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin Farnsworth, author