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Buying and Selling Votes

Jason Brennan

in The Ethics of Voting

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154442
eISBN:
9781400842094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154442.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter assesses whether vote buying and selling are morally wrong. It then argues that vote buying and selling are morally permissible provided that selling votes does not lead to violations of ... More


The Manipulation of Vote Choice

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the manipulation of vote choice from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. The chapter probes the correlates of voter manipulation (understood as the manipulation of ... More


Vote Buying: Non-Targeted and Unmonitored

Isabela Mares and Lauren E. Young

in Conditionality & Coercion: Electoral clientelism in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832775
eISBN:
9780191871290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832775.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Vote buying, the offer of particularistic rewards to voters in exchange for electoral support at the ballot box, is the form of clientelism that has been analyzed most extensively in previous ... More


Election News

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the political climate affecting the New South. Patronage was a constant and party loyalty was the basis on which everything else stood. This chapter also discusses the effects ... More


Political Capture of Decentralization: Vote Buying through Grants to Local Jurisdictions

Stuti Khemani

in Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

A recent trend in decentralization in several large and diverse countries is the creation of local jurisdictions below the regional level—municipalities, towns, and villages—whose spending is almost ... More


The Myth of Vote Buying in India

Pradeep K. Chhibber and Rahul Verma

in Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190623876
eISBN:
9780190623913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623876.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

A common view is that in Indian elections parties, politicians, and voters are engaged in a quid-pro-quo in which citizens vote for a politician who offers them individual benefits. We find no ... More


Money and Votes: Following Flows through Mumbai and Bihar

Lisa Björkman and Jeffrey Witsoe

in Costs of Democracy: Political Finance in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199487271
eISBN:
9780199093144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487271.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

While ‘vote buying’ theories tend to treat parties to cash exchanges as either transaction agents or as information-gap bridges, this paper seeks to show that people involved with moving money are ... More


Political Competition in Two Townships: Elections, Violence, and Rural Social Networks

Ben Hillman

in Patronage and Power: Local State Networks and Party-State Resilience in Rural China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789363
eISBN:
9780804791618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789363.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In a vivid portrayal of how kinship-based rivalries and personal networks influence township politics, Chapter Three provides an account of direct elections for the heads of two townships in Laxiang ... More


Disaggregating Clientelism: Resource Constraints and Informational Signals

Isabela Mares and Lauren E. Young

in Conditionality & Coercion: Electoral clientelism in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832775
eISBN:
9780191871290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832775.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 presents the theoretical framework of the analysis. Definitional and conceptual issues related to the study of electoral clientelism are clarified, and a classification of clientelistic ... More


Performing Democracy in Nagaland

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter reveals ethnographically how Naga insurgency, pre-existing political practices and principles, and present-day democratic and electoral politics interrelate in complex and ... More


Peace without Victory

THOMAS KIFFMEYER

in Reformers to Radicals: The Appalachian Volunteers and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125091
eISBN:
9780813135175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125091.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although Appalachia needed help, Louie Nunn—Kentucky's first Republican governor in twenty-four years—recalled how they decided that they would not accept food, medicine, and other such resources ... More


Policy Coercion: Social Conflict and Control

Isabela Mares and Lauren E. Young

in Conditionality & Coercion: Electoral clientelism in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832775
eISBN:
9780191871290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832775.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 explores the use of non-programmatic strategies premised on welfare coercion. Drawing on ethnographic research, it documents the use of different coercive practices used by candidates in ... More


Conditionality & Coercion: Electoral clientelism in Eastern Europe

Isabela Mares and Lauren E. Young

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832775
eISBN:
9780191871290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832775.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In many recent democracies, candidates compete for office using illegal strategies to influence voters. In Hungary and Romania, local actors including mayors and bureaucrats offer access to social ... More


Running and Representing

Jack Corbett

in Being Political: Leadership and Democracy in the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841027
eISBN:
9780824869427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841027.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Investigates how politicians experience their candidate and representative functions. It does so by juxtaposing the mainstream literature that seeks to promote democratization and state strength with ... More


Policy Favors: Building on the Status Quo

Isabela Mares and Lauren E. Young

in Conditionality & Coercion: Electoral clientelism in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832775
eISBN:
9780191871290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832775.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 examines clientelistic strategies where political brokers deploy state resources—privileged access to policy resources or administrative favors—as positive promises of future access to ... More


Performing Development

Hannah C. M. Bulloch

in In Pursuit of Progress: Narratives of Development on a Philippine Island

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858865
eISBN:
9780824873646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858865.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on development as a “civic project.” It explores local symbols of orchestrated community-wide development, including infrastructure, ceremony and signage. The chapter argues that ... More


Introduction

Isabela Mares and Lauren E. Young

in Conditionality & Coercion: Electoral clientelism in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832775
eISBN:
9780191871290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832775.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 motivates the theoretical contribution of the book, situates it within the existing literature, and provides an executive summary of the remaining part of the book. It begins by presenting ... More


Conclusion

Isabela Mares and Lauren E. Young

in Conditionality & Coercion: Electoral clientelism in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832775
eISBN:
9780191871290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832775.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 8 restates the results of the book and discusses the implications of its findings for ongoing scholarly and policy debate concerning the persistence of electoral clientelism in current ... More


Context and Research Design

Isabela Mares and Lauren E. Young

in Conditionality & Coercion: Electoral clientelism in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832775
eISBN:
9780191871290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832775.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This study examines clientelistic politics in two post-communist countries, Hungary and Romania. Chapter 3 presents descriptive information on the recent evolution of party systems in both countries ... More


Whose Money, Whose Influence? Multilevel Politics and Campaign Finance in India

Jennifer Bussell

in Costs of Democracy: Political Finance in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199487271
eISBN:
9780199093144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487271.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Those who affect the outcomes of elections—via financial or means—often have greater access to elected officials. Yet, we frequently have little information about the dynamics of elections, let alone ... More


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