The political mobilization of corporate directors: socio-economic correlates of affiliation to European pressure groups.

@article{Bond2010ThePM,
  title={The political mobilization of corporate directors: socio-economic correlates of affiliation to European pressure groups.},
  author={Matthew Bond and Siana Glouharova and Nicholas Harrigan},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  year={2010},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={306-35}
}
Business has played a central role in the debate over Britain's place in the European Union. This paper examines the socio-economic characteristics of directors of Britain's largest corporations who affiliated either to Business for Sterling or Britain in Europe. It reports associations between directors' social backgrounds and their probabilities of affiliation. Elite university education, club membership, wealth and multiple directorships were all associated with higher propensities to… CONTINUE READING