The Politics of Industry

The Politics of Industry

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Industry has placed a series of key issues on the British political agenda over the post-war era. In this book industry is defined in broad terms, namely a collection of activities - of humans and machines, of capital and labour, that produce goods and services.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 135 x 216mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747032157
  • 9780747032151

Table of contents

Part 1 Explanations of decline: cultural explanations; mis-management - by governments; - by firms; the trade union "problem"; the financial sector. Part 2 Issues and problems: Department for Enterprise and Regional Policy; nationalization and public ownership of industry; privatization; multinational corporations and inward investment; enterprise zones; hi-tech industry; small businesses and their promotion; local authorities and the economy; Europe and industry; the future of work. Part 3 Industrial case studies: the politics of the coal industry; the politics of nuclear power.show more