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The Selective Greening of American Business: The Role of Social Norms, Politics, and Law

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At the outset of the second annual Initiative for the Study of Constitutional Democracy lecture, the University of California’s Robert Kagan observes that there appears to be a widespread belief that government regulation of business will help ameliorate the world financial crisis. He devotes his lecture to discussing when and why past government regulations have been effective, drawing extensively on examples of environmental regulation.

Format: Lecture
Length: 64

Presenter(s): Robert A. Kagan

Date: October 23, 2008

Location: Fulton 135

Sponsor(s): Political Science Department

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/kagan/

The information on this page is accurate as of October 2008