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Comparative Political Finance in the 1980s : Advances in Political Science - Herbert E. Alexander

Comparative Political Finance in the 1980s

Advances in Political Science

By: Herbert E. Alexander (Editor), Joel Federman (As told to)

Hardcover Published: 25th August 1989
ISBN: 9780521364645
Number Of Pages: 288

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This book 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 aid in some countries) in which governments assist parties or candidates to subsist and compete. Professor Alexander has assembled a distinguished international team of contributors to present this first major appraisal of such a vital aspect of democratic practice for nearly twenty years.

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
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ISBN: 9780521364645
ISBN-10: 0521364647
Series: Advances in Political Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 25th August 1989
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.9  x 2.59
Weight (kg): 0.59

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