Interest groups and campaign finance reform in the United States and Canada / Robert G. Boatright.

Author
Boatright, Robert G [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA University of Michigan Press ©2011.
  • University of Michigan Press
Description
1 online resource (261 pages)

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Summary note
In the early 2000s, the US and Canada implemented new campaign finance laws restricting the ability of interest groups to make political contributions and to engage in political advertising. Boatright explains the results by placing the reforms in the context of ongoing political and technological changes.
Notes
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-242) and index.
Language note
English
Contents
  • Introduction : interest groups and campaign finance reform a natural experiment
  • Part I : the roots of reform
  • Interest group studies in Canada and the United States
  • Interest group politics of the 1990s and the campaign finance reform movement
  • Campaign finance reform
  • Part II : consequences of reform
  • Measuring the effects of reform
  • The American response
  • The Canadian response
  • Lessons
  • Reform goals and values
  • Appendix : a primer on brokerage parties.
ISBN
  • 1-283-04445-5
  • 9786613044457
  • 0-472-02675-5
OCLC
712773894
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