The Power of Collective Purse Strings


 expand sectionChapter One—  The Importance of Financial Institutions in the Political Economy
 expand sectionChapter Two—  W. T. Grant:  The Social Construction of Bankruptcy
 collapse sectionChapter Three—  Chrysler Corporation:  Bailing Out the Banks
 Setting the Stage:  Managerial Decision Making, the Economy, and the Banks
 The Loan Agreement
 collapse sectionConditions of the Loan Agreement:  The Struggle
 The Banks
 The United Auto Workers
 State and Local Governments, Dealers, and Suppliers
 expand sectionAssessing the Losses
 expand sectionChapter Four—  Leasco Corporation Versus Chemical Bank:  The Political Crisis
 expand sectionChapter Five—  The Default of Cleveland:  Constructing Municipal Reality
 expand sectionChapter Six—  Mexico's Foreign Debt Crisis:  Bank Hegemony, Crisis, and the State
 expand sectionChapter Seven—  The Social Construction of Economic and Political Reality

  Appendix 1—  Using Government and Legal Documents
  Appendix 2—  Sample Outline of Court Documents for W. T. Grant Company
  Appendix 3—  Sample Interview Questionnaire for W. T. Grant Company
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