Franklin: Record - Shareholder democracies? : corporate governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850 / Mark Freeman, Robin Pearson, and James Taylor.

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Shareholder democracies? : corporate governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850 / Mark Freeman, Robin Pearson, and James Taylor.

Author/Creator:
Freeman, Mark, 1974-
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 339 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Corporate governance -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Corporate governance -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Stock companies -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Stock companies -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
The joint-stock company and its environment, 1720-1850
Company formation
Constitutional rights and governance practice: the executive
Constitutional rights and governance practice: the proprietorship
The franchise and general meeting
Limited liability and company dissolution
Transparency and accountability.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Pearson, Robin, 1955-
Taylor, James, 1976-
ISBN:
9780226261874 (cloth)
0226261875 (cloth)