Industry and the State

Industry and the State

By: P. Sargant Florence (author)Hardback

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This book presents a chronology of state policy in industry since the 1500s to the mid twentieth century, and explains the ideas that have shaped it. Includes chapters on: The state and exploitation; state participation in industry; state information and services; state operation of industry and state control over industry.

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1. Ethics, Science And Art Of State Policy In Industry2. Fourteen Decades Of State Policy In Industry(1) A Chronology(2) Laissez-Faire and the Minimum of State Interference(3) Philosophic Reconsideration(4) Towards Present Policy and Thought(5) Analysis of the Relations of the State to Industry3. State Defence From Exploitation(1) Direct Defence of Labour from the Employer(2) Wages Councils and Alternative Structures(3) Aims of the Wages Councils(4) Success and Future of the Wages Councils(5) The Defence of the Shareholder(6) The Defence of the Independent Trader, and the Consumer4. Participation Of State With Industry(1) An Introductory Outline(2) Intervention in Negotiation(3) Joint Industrial Councils and Joint Consultation(4) Review and Analysis of State Participation in Labour Policy(5) Participation for Industrial Development(6) State Participation and Democracy5. State Information, Services and Palliatives(1) Introductory Distinctions(2) Information about Industry(3) Services For Industry(4) Palliatives against the Hazards of Industry6. State Operation of Industry (1) The Structure and Procedure of State Operation(2) Public Corporation Policy and Outside Pressures(3) The Formal Embodiment of Consumers and National Interests(4) The Aims and Limits of State Operation(5) The State as Consumer and Trader in Industry(6) A Summary7. State Control Over Industry(1) Recapitulation and Finale(2) Powers and Tools of State(3) The Men Behind the Tools(4) Aims and Achievements of ControlControl and Totality of State Action

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/06/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780415313490
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780415313490
  • weight: 362
  • ISBN10: 041531349X

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