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Globalization and Governance

Organized Business Interests in Changing Environments

The Complexity of Adaptation

Editors: Grote, J., Lang, A., Schneider, V. (Eds.)

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A book on the path dependent and path creating structures and attitudes of business interest associations in a world of Europeanization and internationalization of markets. It includes empirical data on relational information used for network analytic purposes – drawn from hundreds of interviews with CEOs.

About the authors

JÜRGEN R. GROTE holds the Marie Curie Chair in Public Policy Analysis at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He has edited a number of books, some of which include Organized Interests and the European Community (with J. Greenwood and K. Ronit), Participatory Governance: Political and Societal Implications (with B. Gbikpi, Opladen) and Governing Interests: Business Associations Facing Internationalization (with W. Streeck, J. Grote and J. Visser).

ACHIM LANG is Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Management at the University of Konstanz, Germany. He is author of Die Evolution sektoraler Wirtschaftsverbände: Informations- und Kommunikationsverbände in Deutschland, Großbritannien und Spanien.

VOLKER SCHNEIDER is Professor of Political Science at the University of Konstanz, Germany, where he holds the Chair of Empirical Theory of the State. He has edited several books. Amongst them are Governing Interests: Business Associations Facing Internationalization (with W. Streeck, J. Grote and J. Visser) and Private Organisations in Global Politics (with K. Ronit).

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Organized Business Interests in Changing Environments: Introduction

    Schneider, Volker (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • From Simple to Complex: An Evolutionary Sketch of Theories of Business Association

    Lang, Achim (et al.)

    Pages 17-41

  • Between Politics, Economy, and Technology: The Changing Environments of Business Associations

    Lang, Achim (et al.)

    Pages 42-62

  • Persistent Divergence? Chemical Business Associations in Britain and Germany

    Grote, Jürgen R.

    Pages 65-87

  • Business Associability in the US Chemical Industry: Private Interest Governments in Pluralist Precincts?

    Schmedes, Hans-Jörg

    Pages 88-107

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Organized Business Interests in Changing Environments
Book Subtitle
The Complexity of Adaptation
Editors
  • J. Grote
  • A. Lang
  • V. Schneider
Series Title
Globalization and Governance
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-59491-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230594913
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-21665-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-30358-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 277
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