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100 1 _aSmith, Mark A.
_q(Mark Alan),
_d1970-
245 1 0 _aAmerican business and political power
_h[electronic resource] :
_bpublic opinion, elections, and democracy /
_cMark A. Smith.
260 _aChicago :
_bUniversity of Chicago Press,
_cc2000.
300 _a1 online resource (xii, 245 p.) :
_bill.
490 1 _aStudies in communication, media, and public opinion
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 223-235) and index.
505 0 _aIntroduction -- Business unity and its consequences for representative democracy -- Identifying business unity -- A portrait of unifying issues -- Public opinion, elections, and lawmaking -- Overt sources of business power -- Structural sources of business power -- The role of business in shaping public opinion -- The compatibility of business unity and popular sovereignty.
520 _aMost 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 issues that lead businesses to band together--such as tax rates, air pollution, and product liability--also receive the most media attention. The ensuing debates give citizens the information they need to hol.
588 _aDescription based on print version record.
650 0 _aBusiness and politics
_zUnited States.
650 0 _aPublic opinion
_zUnited States.
650 0 _aPower (Social sciences)
_zUnited States.
650 0 _aPressure groups
_zUnited States.
650 0 _aLobbying
_zUnited States.
650 4 _aPolitical Science.
651 4 _aUSA.
650 6 _aAffaires et politique
_z�Etats-Unis.
650 6 _aOpinion publique
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650 6 _aPouvoir (Sciences sociales)
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650 6 _aGroupes de pression
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650 6 _aLobbying
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650 7 _aPOLITICAL SCIENCE
_xPolitical Process
_xPolitical Advocacy.
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650 1 7 _aBedrijfsleven.
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650 1 7 _aPolitieke invloed.
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650 1 7 _aPublieke opinie.
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650 7 _aPOL�ITICA (ASPECTOS ECON�OMICOS;INFLU�ENCIAS)
_zESTADOS UNIDOS.
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650 7 _aPODER POL�ITICO
_zESTADOS UNIDOS.
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650 7 _aGRUPOS DE PRESS�AO
_zESTADOS UNIDOS.
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650 0 7 _aInteressenvertretung.
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650 0 7 _aDominanzstreben.
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650 0 7 _aWirtschaft.
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650 0 7 _aPolitik.
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651 7 _aUSA.
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655 4 _aElectronic books.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aSmith, Mark A. (Mark Alan), 1970-
_tAmerican business and political power.
_dChicago : University of Chicago Press, c2000
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_w(OCoLC)43397073
830 0 _aStudies in communication, media, and public opinion.
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