Money and Politics

Money and Politics

by Paula Baker (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780271022468
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2002
Series: Issues in Policy History , #10
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Paula Baker is Associate Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the author of Moral Frameworks of Public Life (1991).

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Contents

Editor’s Preface

Introduction: Does Money Buy Policy?

Paula Baker

1. Campaigns and Potato Chips; Or Some Causes and Consequences of Political Spending

PAULA BAKER

2. The First Federal Campaign Finance Bills

ROBERT E. MUTCH

3. "To Make the Wheels Revolve We Must Have Grease": Barrel Politics in the Gilded Age

MARK WAHLGREN SUMMERS

4. Seeds of Cynicism: The Struggle over Campaign Finance, 1956–1974

JULIAN E. ZELIZER

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