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Author Winkler, Adam.
Title We the corporations : how American businesses won their civil rights / Adam Winkler.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
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Edition First edition.
Description xxiv, 471 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-444) and index.
Contents Introduction: Are corporations people? -- Part 1. Corporate origins. In the beginning, America was a corporation -- Part 2. The birth of corporate rights. The first corporate rights case ; The corporation's lawyer -- Part 3. Property rights, not liberty rights. The conspiracy for corporate rights ; The corporate criminal ; Property, not politics -- Part 4. The rise of liberty rights for corporations. Discrete and insular corporations ; Corporations, race, and civil rights ; The corporation's justice ; The triumph of corporate rights -- Conclusion: Corporate rights and wrongs -- Chronology of corporate rights.
Subject Civil rights of corporations -- United States.
Corporation law -- United States.
Added Title How American businesses won their civil rights
ISBN 9780871407122 (hardcover)
0871407124 (hardcover)