Category Archives: Ruling class

Elite Business Networks and the Field of Power: A Matter of Class?

We explore the meaning and implications of Bourdieu’s construct of the field of power and integrate it into a wider conception of the formation and functioning of elites at the highest level in society. Corporate leaders active within the field … Continue reading

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The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class

This study investigates the process of capitalist class formation in the North Atlantic area in the period between the launch of Woodrow Wilson’s ‘Crusade for Democracy’ in 1917 and the world economic crisis of 1974-75. The crisis, from which capitalism … Continue reading

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