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Title:
We the corporations : how American businesses won their civil rights
Author:
Winkler, Adam, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Physical Description:
xxiv, 471 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
Traces the two-hundred-year history of corporate America's battle to achieve constitutional freedom from federal control, examining the civil rights debates and key events that shaped the controversial 2010 Supreme Court decision to extend constitutional protections to businesses.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : Are corporations people? -- In the beginning, America was a corporation -- The first corporate rights case -- The corporation's lawyer -- The conspiracy for corporate rights -- The corporate criminal -- Property, not politics -- Discrete and insular corporations -- Corporations, race, and civil rights -- The corporation's justice -- The triumph of corporate rights -- Conclusion : Corporate rights and wrongs -- Chronology of corporate rights.
ISBN:
9780871407122
Format :
Book