Berghahn Books Logo

berghahn New York · Oxford

View Table of Contents


Series
Volume 3

Critical Interventions: A Forum for Social Analysis



See Related Anthropology Journals

Get Email Updates


Corporate Scandal

Global Corporatism against Society

Edited by John Gledhill

46 pages, Pocket Size 4.25” x 7”

ISBN  978-1-84545-002-1 $12.99/£9.00 Pb Published (2004)


Pb   Recommend to your Library

Description

When the Enron filed the biggest bankruptcy petition in the history of the United States, if not the world, the immediate response by most politicians and financiers was that this scandal was a “failure of regulatory institutions” that can be corrected and may possibly even be a purely North American problem. However, an in-depth exploration of what happened, as undertaken in this volume, reveals that the widespread corruptions at corporate level have their roots in the transformations of socio-political conditions in the wake of an extreme fetishization of the neo-liberal market model.

John Gledhill is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Manchester

Subject: Theory & Methodology in Anthropology



Contents

Chapter 1. Old Economy, New Economy, Old Corruption, New Corruption
John Gledhill

Chapter 2. Power Projects: Comparing Corporate Scandal and Organized Crime
Jane Schneider and Peter Schneider

Chapter 3. Lights Out
Ananthakrishnan Aiyer

Chapter 4. Corruption Scandals in America and Europe: Enron and EU Fraud
Cris Shore

Back to Top



Library Recommendation Form

Dear Librarian,

I would like to recommend Corporate Scandal Global Corporatism against Society for the library. Please include it in your next purchasing review with my strong recommendation. The RRP is: $12.99

I recommend this title for the following reasons:

BENEFIT FOR THE LIBRARY: This book will be a valuable addition to the library's collection.

REFERENCE: I will refer to this book for my research/teaching work.

STUDENT REFERRAL: I will regularly refer my students to the book to assist their studies.

OWN AFFILIATION: I am an editor/contributor to this book or another book in the Series (where applicable) and/or on the Editorial Board of the Series, of which this volume is part.