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The Responsible Corporation in a Global Economy

Colin Crouch and Camilla Maclean


Once just a slogan used by corporate PR departments, the idea of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has now become a serious business for many firms and a major object of academic research. It is also a field replete with disagreement and diversity of opinion. Some corporations try to solve these dilemmas by projecting an image that is ‘responsible’ in specific and often isolated ways. This volume, based on a conference organized jointly by the Social Trends Institute and the University of Warwick Business School, takes the debate a stage further by examining the place of CSR in the role pl ... More

Keywords: CSR, economic governance, globalization, political science, responsible corporations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199592173
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592173.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Colin Crouch, editor
Professor of Governance and Public Management, Warwick Business School

Camilla Maclean, editor
Lecturer, Governance and Public Management, Warwick Business School