Chapter 22. Corporate Violence

  1. Conerly Casey and
  2. Robert B. Edgerton
  1. Howard F. Stein

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch24

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

How to Cite

Stein, H. F. (2005) Corporate Violence, in A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change (eds C. Casey and R. B. Edgerton), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch24

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225973

Online ISBN: 9780470996409

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Keywords:

  • corporate violence;
  • Jonathan Lurie;
  • general motors;
  • William Adler;
  • popular culture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Downsizing and the Task of Psychological Anthropology

  • The Two Languages of Downsizing

  • Cultural “Epidemiology” of Downsizing

  • Popular Culture and Downsizing

  • An Appetite for Downsizing: Creating the “Lean and Mean” Workplace via “Organizational Anorexia”

  • Notes from the Field

  • Conclusions: Downsizing and the Psychological Anthropology of Collective Human Brutality

  • Postscript