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Company Law and the Myth of Shareholder Ownership
competitiveness of different versions of capitalism and the corporation. As company lawyers are well aware, diverse opinions have emerged, with some advocating the adoption of a legal model of theExpand
Corporations and Citizenship
Corporations are currently attracting more than the usual amount of attention from the Anglo-American left. At first glance, this might appear simply to be a product of "downsizing," stagnating wagesExpand
Shareholder Primacy and the Distribution of Wealth
In recent years a growing consensus has emerged in favour of the shareholder-oriented model of the corporation. Increasingly, this model is justified not on the basis of shareholder ownership rightsExpand
Capitalism without the capitalist: The joint stock company share and the emergence of the modern doctrine of separate corporate personality
(1996). Capitalism without the capitalist: The joint stock company share and the emergence of the modern doctrine of separate corporate personality. The Journal of Legal History: Vol. 17, No. 1, pp.Expand
Property and contract in contemporary corporate theory
This paper critically evaluates the contractual theories of companies and company law which have risen to prominence in recent years. It argues that history reveals as misguided the attempt to depictExpand
Limited Liability, Shareholder Rights, and the Problem of Corporate Irresponsibility
There has long been a tendency to see the corporate legal form as presently constituted as economically determined, as the more or less inevitable product of the demands of advanced technology andExpand
Financialization and Corporate Governance
This paper argues that corporate governance, and Anglo-American corporate governance in particular, is in need of radical rather than ameliorative reform. Among the things that the current economicExpand
Corporate Social Responsibility in a Neoliberal Age
The idea of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has risen to prominence with remarkable rapidity to become, in the words of The Economist, ‘an industry in itself, with full-time staff, newsletters,Expand
The Policy Challenge of Ethnic Diversity: Immigrant Politics in France and Switzerland.
World War II was over, Western Europe was rebuilding, and labourers were in short supply. The masses of foreign workers recruited to fill the gap presented, or so it seemed to their host countries, aExpand
Comparing Responses to Ethnic Segregation in Urban Europe
Urban ethnic segregation varies across and within European countries. Segregation is decried by many scholars and policy-makers, accepted by others and ignored by some. A most-similar-case comparisonExpand