Chapter 22. Business

  1. Stephen J. Whitfield
  1. David B. Sicilia

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998533.ch22

A Companion to 20th-Century America

A Companion to 20th-Century America

How to Cite

Sicilia, D. B. (2004) Business, in A Companion to 20th-Century America (ed S. J. Whitfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998533.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631211006

Online ISBN: 9780470998533

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Keywords:

  • capitalist society;
  • business society;
  • nepotism;
  • democracy;
  • marketing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Big Business and Progressive Reform

  • Business in War and Depression

  • Partner in the Postwar Mixed Economy

  • New Constraints: Global Competition and Social Regulation

  • Excess and Innovation in the 1980s and 1990s

  • Conclusion