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Agents of Influence

Agents of Influence

by Pat Choate

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This is a highly sensationalized, even xenophobic, treatment of an important contemporary topic, namely the lobbying practices of foreign governments in Washington and the influence-peddling by former American officials. Instead of focusing on the problem itself, however, Choate, the author of The High-Flex Society ( LJ 9/15/86) and a popular writer on economic subjects, chooses to concentrate solely on Japan. The result is a book that emphasizes negative feelings toward a major economic competitor rather than addressing the need for reform of the lobbying system. Although this book will be highly publicized, it cannot be recommended as a balanced treatment of its subject. BOMC alternate.-- Scott Wright, Univ. of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn.

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1st Touchstone ed
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5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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