4. Law and Governance
Corporate Responsibility: The American Experience
About the authors Foreword Preface Introduction: the corporation in the public square Part I. The Seeds of Corporate Responsibility: 1. Foundations of capitalism and the birth of the corporation…
How to promote prevention--economic incentives or legal regulations or both?
- Economics, BusinessScandinavian journal of work, environment & health
This paper discusses some examples in which legal regulations, economic incentives, or both have been used for workplace-related prevention and the selection and design of instruments an important field for future research.
New Jersey Radium Dial Workers and the Dynamics of Occupational Disease Litigation in the Early Twentieth Century, The
Kindling a Flame under Federalism: Progressive Reformers, Corporate Elites, and the Phosphorus Match Campaign of 1909–1912
- Political ScienceBusiness History Review
In 1909, the leaders of the American Association for Labor Legislation launched a campaign to eradicate phosphorus matches from the American market. Because phosphorus match workers often contracted…
The American Association for Labor Legislation: An Episode in Institutionalist Policy Analysis
Largely because of Andrews, the intellectual history of a remarkable organization, the American Association for Labor Legislation (AALL), came to reflect in a unique way the origins, the significance…
Doing the world's unhealthy work: the fiction of free choice.
- MedicineThe Hastings Center report
Graebner discusses the rationales commonly offered--that workers were free to choose their employment, that someone had to do the work, and that physically fit workers could adapt to hazardous conditions.