Honest Politics: Seeking Integrity in Canadian Political Life

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James Lorimer Limited, Publishers, 1997 - Political Science - 262 pages

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, and lobbyists. 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.

In Honest Politics, the authors assert that honesty in public life is not an impossible goal but something we can demand and achieve.

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Ethical Duties
Ethical Problems in Public Life
Party Financing and Lobbyists

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About the author (1997)

IAN GREENE teaches political science at York University. DAVID P. SHUGARMAN teaches political science at York University.

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