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Possible Causes of Rising Income Inequality

Matthew P. Drennan

in Income Inequality: Why It Matters and Why Most Economists Didn't Notice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300209587
eISBN:
9780300216349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209587.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Why has income inequality risen so much? Economic causes and demographic causes are less important than institutional and political causes. Key economic causes are globalization, skill-biased ... More


The Lobbyists *: Need For Legislation

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the need to regulate lobbying in India. It discusses the case of the United States, where senators and Congressmen hold themselves out as guns for hire to both domestic ... More


Interspecific Ethics

Bryan G. Norton

in Toward Unity among Environmentalists

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195093971
eISBN:
9780197560723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195093971.003.0019
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

What makes deep ecology deep? This is perhaps the most perplexing question about the much-discussed but little-understood deep ecology movement. Its ... More


Between Democracy and Plutocracy

Mugambi Jouet

in Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293298
eISBN:
9780520966468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293298.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Wealth inequality is much sharper in America than all other industrialized countries. The income of the richest 1% Americans has soared while the income of ordinary people either decreased or ... More


The Influence of Permit-Price Uncertainty and Lobbying on Energy Investments

Philipp Hieronymi and David Schüller

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this model an investor can choose between replacing a pre-determined generation capacity by investing into wind or gas power. He also has the option to lobby in order to increase the profitability ... More


Pressures for Government Action

Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden

in Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226082448
eISBN:
9780226082585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226082585.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The HOLC was passed during the first hundred days of the Roosevelt administration, and like other New Deal programs was directed at a pressing problem with a clear constituency in mind. Given the ... More


Is the Political Class Corrupt?

Ron Formisano

in American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041273
eISBN:
9780252099878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041273.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Is the political class corrupt or decent and just “well dressed”? Among the public, the perception of corruption persists.


Institutions, Finance, Trade

Wim Klooster and Gert Oostindie

in Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501705267
eISBN:
9781501719592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705267.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For governance, investment, and the shipment and sale of Atlantic goods the overseas Dutch depended on the United Provinces. The West India Company, which maintained its slave trade monopoly until ... More


Getting to grips with lobbying: regulated office-holders, unregulated lobbies

David Hine and Gillian Peele

in The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter deals with lobbying. In the United Kingdom, most regulation of lobbying activities has focussed on regulating those being lobbied, rather than the lobbyists themselves. However, the ... More


Integrity issues and devolution

David Hine and Gillian Peele

in The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the different arrangements for ethical regulation in the devolved governments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Initially, these arrangements were provided for in the ... More


Working with local government

Nick Gallent and Steve Robinson

in Neighbourhood planning: Communities, networks and governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300069
eISBN:
9781447307648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300069.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the lobbying relationship that parish councils enter into with local government officers and considers how much local authorities might learn about the longer-term aspirations ... More


Lobbying and policy capture

David Miller, Claire Harkins, Matthias Schlögl, and Brendan Montague

in Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours: The web of influence of addictive industries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198753261
eISBN:
9780191814884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753261.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines how policy is captured and aims to show how the capture of the other domains examined in this book relate to the ultimate prize of policy capture. Notable, however, policy can ... More


Lobbying Insiders and Lobbying Outsiders

Andreas Dür and Gemma Mateo

in Insiders versus Outsiders: Interest Group Politics in Multilevel Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785651
eISBN:
9780191827501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785651.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 2 puts forward the theoretical framework that guides the book's analysis of lobbying in multilevel Europe. The key argument is that business and non-business groups differ in the severity of ... More


Studying Lobbying in Multilevel Europe

Andreas Dür and Gemma Mateo

in Insiders versus Outsiders: Interest Group Politics in Multilevel Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785651
eISBN:
9780191827501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785651.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter explains the methodological approach taken to study interest group lobbying in multilevel Europe. It presents two surveys. The first relied on samples of all interest groups that exist ... More


A Map of Interest Group Activity in Europe

Andreas Dür and Gemma Mateo

in Insiders versus Outsiders: Interest Group Politics in Multilevel Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785651
eISBN:
9780191827501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785651.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The fourth chapter provides a map of interest group activity in multilevel Europe. It draws on data from two surveys to discuss key characteristics of the interest groups that lobby in the European ... More


Strategies I: Gaining Access or Going Public

Andreas Dür and Gemma Mateo

in Insiders versus Outsiders: Interest Group Politics in Multilevel Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785651
eISBN:
9780191827501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785651.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Interest groups use a large variety of tactics to influence public policy, but some focus more on inside lobbying and others more on outside lobbying. This chapter explains this variation in lobbying ... More


Europeanization: Business Associations as Multilevel Players

Andreas Dür and Gemma Mateo

in Insiders versus Outsiders: Interest Group Politics in Multilevel Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785651
eISBN:
9780191827501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785651.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In multilevel Europe, interest groups not only face a choice between more or less inside and outside lobbying. They also need to decide how much of their lobbying they should focus on national ... More


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