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Comparative Political Finance in the 1980s

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ISBN-10: 0521364647

ISBN-13: 9780521364645

Edition: 1989

Authors: Herbert E. Alexander, Joel Federman

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This book, the first from Cambridge in the series Advances in Political Science, concerns the financing of politics, political parties, candidates and elections in eleven countries. It contains case studies of individual countries, various country-by-country comparisons, and a conceptual framework enabling the reader to understand the context of financial sources and implications of funding sources. All the chapters demonstrate the problems common to democracies seeking to regulate uses and abuses of money in politics in pluralistic societies in which there are numerous openings for political disbursements; many present themes emphasizing forms of public funding (alternatively called state…    
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Book details

List price: $190.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/25/1989
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.22" wide x 9.25" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Preface and acknowledgements
Money and politics: rethinking a conceptual framework
Trends in British political funding, 1979-84
Canadian election expense legislation, 1963-85: a critical appraisal or was the effort worth it?
Public funding of elections in Australia
American presidential elections since public funding, 1976-84
Party financing in Israel: experience and experimentation, 1968-85
Public financing of parties in Italy
financing of Spanish political parties Pilar
The 'modesty' of Dutch party finance
The new German system of party funding: the Presidential committe report of 1983 and its realization
Structure and impact of public subsides to political parties in Europe: the examples of Austria, Italy, Sweden West Germany