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SOCY 5578 Corporate Social Responsibility (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Contemporary capitalism is in a crisis because of the general lack of social responsiveness on the part of corporate executives, shareholders, investors, and other economic stakeholders. In response, movements have arisen in recent decades to respond to this crisis including socially responsive investing, shareholder and consumer action, and corporate social responsibility. This seminar, through shared readings and discussions, will consider the ways in which these movements are responding to the crisis in capitalism. We will consider alternative and more productive forms of economic and business conduct.


Instructor(s): Ritchie P. Lowry

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13