Honest Politics: Seeking Integrity in Canadian Political Life

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James Lorimer Limited, Publishers, Jan 1, 1997 - Political Science - 262 pages
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Honest Politics provides a framework for distinguishing right from wrong in politics and supplies some ideas for ensuring that ethical decision-making can be enforced.

Greene and Shugarman look at the ethical issues raised by conflicts of interest, patronage, party financing, lobbyists and "dirty hands." They discuss a variety of high-profile cases, including Bill Vander Zalm and Fantasy Gardens, Ralph Klein and Multi-Corp, and Kim Campbell and the Pearson Airport deal.

Contents:

1 Ethics and the Principles of Democracy

2 Ethical Duties

3 Ethical Problems in Public Life

4 Conflict-of-Interest Cases

5 Undue Influence: Party RFinancing and Lobbyists

6 Ethics Commissions

7 Dirty Hands

8 In Pursuit of Honest Politics

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Contents

Ethical Duties
22
Ethical Problems in Public Life
39
Conflictofinterest Cases
63
Copyright

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IAN GREENE teaches political science at York University.

DAVID P. SHUGARMAN teaches political science at York University.

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