Who are the most powerful businessmen in Canada? How large is the corporate elite? And how much influence do the, foreign owners of branch plants have over the Canadian economy?
Author Jorge Niosi examines the anatomy of corporate, power in Canada, stressing the difference between the owners of' large corporations and the lawyers, accountants and others who advise and assist them. He compares the Anglo-Saxon business establishment with the francophone interests based mainly in Quebec.
About the authors
Jorge Niosi won the John Porter Memorial Book Award of the CSSA in 1983 for Canadian Capitalism. He is a Professor of Sociology at the Université du Québec á Montréal.
ROBERT CHODOS is an experienced author and translator who has published widely in the fields of Canadian business, politics, and transportation and of Quebec history. Among his most recent books are The Unmaking of Canada (1991), Lost in Cyberspace? (1997), and Paul Martin: A Political Biography (1998), all co-written with Rae Murphy and Eric Hamovitch, and all published by Lorimer.
"Superbly researched and argued, and very stimulating."
Other titles by Jorge Niosi
Other titles by Robert Chodos
Justice for Canada's Aboriginal Peoples
Rogue in Power
Why Stephen Harper is Remaking Canada by Stealth
A Political Biography
Quebec in a New World
The Story of a Canadian Social Revolution
New Thinking and New Approaches to the Quebec Nation
Navigating the Twentieth Century
Lost in Cyberspace?
Canada and the Information Revolution
Robert Bourassa and Quebecers 1990-1992