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Published: 21 January 2010

352 Pages | Numerous figures and tables


ISBN: 9780199576814

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Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties

Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Roger M. Barker

  • Explores the links between politics, political parties, and corporate governance systems in different countries
  • Examines the paradox of how shareholder-orientated corporate governance has become more prevalent under social democratic or labour-oriented politics
  • Draws on qualitative and quantitative analysis, illustrated by case studies from Germany and Italy
  • Engages with key literature in Corporate Governance, Varieties of Capitalism, etc.

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