Tea Parties, Whigs, and Compromise: The Historical Roots of U.S. Government-Business RelationsInternational Journal of Organizational Theory and Behavior
AbstractThis article reviews the politics of government-business relations in the US from 1776 to the present. It argues that two major political interests, the agrarian democrats and the nationalist Whigs, created the context for discussion of economic policy that continues today. At times, pragmatic compromises have resolved the differences between these interests. The lessons from this history are instructive for today, and suggest potentially viable policies and coalitions to address business issues.
Citation InformationJohn R. Bartle. "Tea Parties, Whigs, and Compromise: The Historical Roots of U.S. Government-Business Relations" International Journal of Organizational Theory and Behavior Vol. 13 Iss. 3 (2010) p. 342 - 353
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