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Money and Women's Candidacies for Public Office

Barbara C. Burrell

in Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293484
eISBN:
9780191598944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293488.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews existing research about campaign finance and the funding of the campaigns of women candidates for public office. Burrell discusses the role of women's political action committees ... More


Toward a Political Theory of the Emergence of Environmental Incentive Regulation

Jean‐Jacques Laffont

in Incentives and Political Economy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248681
eISBN:
9780191596575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248680.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses the choice of economic instruments for environmental policy in the political economy framework of imperfect information and the need to provide incentives for political ... More


Testing the Unified Theory of Colleague Valuation in the U.S. House of Representatives

Kristin Kanthak and George A. Krause

in The Diversity Paradox: Parties, Legislatures, and the Organizational Foundations of Representation in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891726
eISBN:
9780199933433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891726.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides an empirical test of the formal model derived in the previous chapter, drawing on methods from the Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) tradition. The dependent ... More


Nixon v. Shrink Missouri Government PAC

in The Constitution of Electoral Speech Law: The Supreme Court and Freedom of Expression in Campaigns and Elections

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757249
eISBN:
9780804779609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757249.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines Nixon v. Shrink Missouri Government PAC. It considers the state of Missouri's effort to establish campaign contribution limits for state officials paralleling those upheld in ... More


Campaign Contributions and Partisan Vote Choice

Daron R. Shaw, Brian E. Roberts, and Mijeong Baek

in The Appearance of Corruption: Testing the Supreme Court's Assumptions about Campaign Finance Reform

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197548417
eISBN:
9780197550397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548417.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 6 investigates the effects of campaign finance information on partisan (candidate) vote choice, a separate interest advanced by the Buckley Court in the context of campaign finance disclosure ... More


The Appearance of Corruption: An Introduction

Daron R. Shaw, Brian E. Roberts, and Mijeong Baek

in The Appearance of Corruption: Testing the Supreme Court’s Assumptions about Campaign Finance Reform

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197548417
eISBN:
9780197550397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548417.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 describes the Supreme Court’s reasoning on campaign finance regulation, free speech, and political campaigns and then offers a chapter-by-chapter plan for testing the key assumptions ... More


Letting Money into Elections: Citizens United and McCutcheon

Gregory P. Magarian

in Managed Speech: The Roberts Court's First Amendment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190466794
eISBN:
9780190466824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466794.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Roberts Court’s most notorious, controversial decision, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which strikes down long-standing bans on election spending by ... More


Reshaping State and Local Politics

Benjamin I. Page, Jason Seawright, and Matthew J. Lacombe

in Billionaires and Stealth Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586090
eISBN:
9780226586267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226586267.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 examines the major financial investments certain billionaires have made on the state and local levels. It also examines the substantial impacts that these investments have had, particularly ... More


Silicon Valley Leaders in Federal Elections

Darren R. Halpin and Anthony J. Nownes

in The New Entrepreneurial Advocacy: Silicon Valley Elites in American Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190883003
eISBN:
9780190883034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883003.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 3 examines one individual form of corporate elite political engagement—campaign giving. The chapter undertakes an in-depth look at the itemized federal campaign contributions of Silicon ... More


The Corporate Elite and the Drug Enforcement Regime

Horace A. Bartilow

in Drug War Pathologies: Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652559
eISBN:
9781469652573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652559.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The legislative deliberations of Plan Colombia and the Mérida Initiative also supported elite theories of the state and showed that corporate campaign contributions and the reciprocal relationships ... More


Of Merit Goods Generally: Specific Applications and Concluding Thoughts

Guido Calabresi

in The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains what merit goods are, how they might best be handled, and why a society might well wish to handle them in ways other than by altering its general wealth distribution. It ... More


End of an Era

Rob Christensen

in The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys: North Carolina's Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651040
eISBN:
9781469651064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651040.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Returning to the farm, Bob Scott was unsure about what to do. His attempted comeback in 1980 resulted in a humiliation. But he served as president of the state community college system. His daughter, ... More


Political Particularism and Trade Policy in Developing Democracies

Bumba Mukherjee

in Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358789
eISBN:
9780226358956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358956.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Electoral institutions drive the political strategies and economic policies of incumbents in developing states where democracy is consolidated over time. This chapter develops a theoretical model ... More


What Is to Be Done about Billionaires?

Benjamin I. Page, Jason Seawright, and Matthew J. Lacombe

in Billionaires and Stealth Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586090
eISBN:
9780226586267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226586267.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 6 relates our findings to general ideas about democracy. It mentions the damage to political equality that may result if the wealthiest Americans wield much more political influence than ... More


A bribery event that never happened: The case of businessman Vernon Drabek

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Bribery Cases

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945139
eISBN:
9780199345922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945139.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A city council member misunderstood Drabek’s offer to help her employ a tax resale plan as a way to get credit for solving a city problem and also to help her with campaign financing, including a ... More


Corporate Elites and American Politics

Darren R. Halpin and Anthony J. Nownes

in The New Entrepreneurial Advocacy: Silicon Valley Elites in American Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190883003
eISBN:
9780190883034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883003.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The book begins by introducing the Silicon Valley 150+, the 175 biggest public and private firms in Silicon Valley, and discusses the intent of the book: to examine the political engagement of those ... More


The New Entrepreneurial Advocacy: Silicon Valley Elites in American Politics

Darren R. Halpin and Anthony J. Nownes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190883003
eISBN:
9780190883034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883003.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The role of business in the American political system has always stirred emotions. Contemporary evidence of the clear and growing disparities in wealth between ordinary citizens and business elites ... More


Ethics in Government

Richard B. Collins, Dale A. Oesterle, and Lawrence Friedman

in The Colorado State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190907723
eISBN:
9780190907754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907723.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter covers Article XXIX of the Colorado Constitution on ethics in government. The article was added by citizens’ initiative in 2006. Its essential purpose was to outlaw gifts defined in ... More


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