Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism
 

 

Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism

Carroll, William K.
Publisher:  University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, Canada
Year Published:  1986  
Pages:  284pp   ISBN:  0-7748-0246-4
Library of Congress Number:  HC120.C3C37 1985   Dewey:  332'.041'0971
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX3210

Carroll looks at the accumulation of capital in Canada since the Second World War. Most of the book is devoted to tracing actual patterns of corporate ownership and intercorporate relationships.

Abstract:  CORPORATE POWER AND CANADIAN CAPITALISM examines the way in which capital is concentrated in a relately few giant corporations in Canada, and puts forward the argument that, contrary to what is commonly believed, Canadian corporate interests are not in fact subordinated to American corporate capital. It argues that the Canadian economy is largely under the control of an indigenous financial-industrial elite.

In putting forward his argument, Carroll looks at the accumulation of capital in Canada since the Second World War. Most of the book is devoted to tracing actual patterns of corporate ownership and intercorporate relationships.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgements
Preface
1. The Thesis of Canadian Dependency
2. Rethinking Canadian Dependency
3. Monopoly Capitalism and Canadian Finance Capital
4. The Accumulation of Monopoly Capital, 1946-1976
5. Patterns of Corporate Interlocking, 1946-1976
6. Continuity and Change in the Interlock Network, 1946-1976
7. The Consolidation of Canadian Finance Capital, 1946-1985
8. Conclusion: Canadian Capital in the Era of Imperialism
Appendix 1: Sampling, Measurement, and Data Management Procedures
Appendix 2. Sources of Data on Domestic and Foreign Ownership and Control
Appendix 3: Corporations in the "Top 100", 1946-1976
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Subject Headings

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