The Politics of Pork: A Study of Congressional Appropriations Earmarks

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Routledge, Jan 11, 2013 - Business & Economics - 232 pages
First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
1
1 Introduction
3
2 Legislative Earmarks and Other Evidence
15
3 Descriptions of Earmark Programs
37
4 Distributive Theory and Committee Membership
57
5 Earmarks and the Benefit Hypothesis
81
6 Universalism and Reciprocity
107
7 Distributive Theory and the Electoral Connection
139
8 Distributive Politics and Deficits
161
9 Conclusion
181
References
187
Index
211
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