It is often asserted that the ruling elite in Western capitalist economies now consists of liberal intellectuals and their media sympathisers. By contrast, this book looks at the real elite in Australian and New Zealand society and shows that there is still a ruling class based upon economic dominance. From an analysis of corporate and public records, interviews, and other primary and secondary data, it develops a picture of networks of power that are changing but are as real as any network in the past.22 Vaughan, G. (2004), a#39;One man 97 jobs no Problem: Governance the Busiest Directors oppose any limitsa#39;, New Zealand Herald, Monday, 27 December, Cl. 23 Vaughan, G. (2004), Cl. 24 ... 26 National monopoly capital refers to home owned businesses joining together in a cartel. ... 50 Reported by Costlow, T. (2000), a#39; Design automation suffers a gender gapa#39;, Electronic Engineering Times, 19 June, p.
|Title||:||Capitalist Networks and Social Power in Australia and New Zealand|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2006|