POL435H1: Business and Politics: Power in a Global World


This seminar course examines the political power of business from an international and comparative perspective. Topics include the role of public authority in governing business behavior, the formation of business interests, corporate lobbying and agenda setting, capitalist ideology, corporate social responsibility, and transnational private governance.


2.0 POL credits in International Relations or Comparative Politics. See the Departments website http://politics.utoronto.ca/undergraduate/courses/fallwinter-timetable/ for POL courses by area group


POL 438H1 (Taken in 2014-15 and 2015-16)

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)