Perpetuating the Pork Barrel: Policy Subsystems and American Democracy / Edition 1

Perpetuating the Pork Barrel: Policy Subsystems and American Democracy / Edition 1

by Robert M. Stein, Kenneth N. Bickers
     
 

Stein and Bickers explore the policy subsystems that blanket the American political landscape.See more details below

Overview

Stein and Bickers explore the policy subsystems that blanket the American political landscape.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521595841
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2010
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: 1. Policy subsystems and the pork barrel; Part II: 2. The Programmatic expansion of US domestic spending; 3. The geographic scope of domestic spending: a test of the universalism thesis; Part III: 4. A portfolio theory of policy subsystems; 5. PAC contributions and the distribution of domestic assistance programs; 6. Policy subsystem adaptability and resilience in the Reagan period; 7. Congressional elections and the pork barrel; Part IV: 8. Policy subsystems in practice and democratic theory; Appendices.

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