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Civic empowerment in the age of corporate greed

Edward C. Lorenz

Civic empowerment in the age of corporate greed

by Edward C. Lorenz

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Published by Michigan State University Press in East Lansing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous waste sites,
  • Fruit of the Loom (Firm),
  • Wealth,
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General,
  • SCIENCE / Environmental Science,
  • Social responsibility of business

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEdward C. Lorenz
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9940.U6 F785 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25061236M
    ISBN 109781611860252
    LC Control Number2011040291

    Civic Empowerment in an Age of Corporate Greed, by Edward C. Lorenz. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, pp. $ cloth. ISBN: Richard J. Smith Wayne State University [email protected] Edward Lorenz provides a comparative his-tory of how different communities respond. Corporate Greed: These Companies Deceived America For Profit—And You Probably Helped Them Derek Burnett Some of the world's most respected corporations went out of Author: Derek Burnett.

    Ed Lorenz, left, is an Alma College professor emeritus of history and political science who has studied the Michigan Chemical disaster for years. He is a member of the Pine River task force and author of the book “Civic Empowerment in an Age of Corporate Greed.”.   Age of Greed: The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, to the Present by Jeff Madrick Age of Greed is the historical development of greed over the past forty years. Jeff Madrick takes the reader through a biographical ride of the main players involved in the economic decline of America/5.

    From the Age of Greed to the Age of Responsibility By Wayne Visser Chapter in: Reframing Corporate Social Responsibility: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis Edited by William Sun, et al. (Emerald ) (Wiley, ) The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. Civic participation and empowerment refer to a condition in which every citizen has the means to actively engage in the public sphere, including political processes. Under this condition, civil society is empowered, protected, and accountable; the media are present, professional, and independent of government influence; equal access to information and freedom of expression .


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