Networks of power: Australia's relationship to the transnational capitalist class

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Title Networks of power: Australia's relationship to the transnational capitalist class
Author Murray, Georgina
Publication Title First ISA Forum of Sociology, Barcelona, Spain, Conference Abstracts
Editor Leo Chall & Tyrone Nagai
Year Published 2008
Place of publication Barcelona, Spain
Abstract Abstract This paper looks at the apparent contradiction of a transnational capitalist class (TCC) within the Australian nation state. It first asks whether such a class does indeed exist, and if so what its relationship is to the Australian capitalist class (ACC). Is their relationship comfy, cooperative, or conflictual? The test for these likely scenarios is material that comes from a longitudinal study of interlocking directors and major shareholders (drawn from the top 30 companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) from 1992–2007 and 300 top Australian companies listed on the Huntley's 2007 shareholder database) plus interviews with top 30 company directors over a 15-year period, from 1992–2007.
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Copyright Statement Copyright remains with the author 2008. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owner for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this conference please refer to the publisher's website or contact the author.
Conference name International Sociological Association
Location Barcelona
Date From 2008-09-04
Date To 2008-09-08
Date Accessioned 2008-10-04
Language en_AU
Research Centre Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Publication Type Conference Publications (Extract Paper)
Publication Type Code e3

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