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Pinstripe patronage : political favoritism from the clubhouse to the White House and beyond

Author: Martin Tolchin; Susan J Tolchin
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Paradigm Publishers, ©2011.
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Discusses the role of political patronage in American politics, describing how the rewards of political leaders to their supporters has evolved from Christmas turkeys to billion-dollar service contracts, and examining the effects of these benefits on the business community, families, and foreign and domestic policy.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tolchin, Martin.
Pinstripe patronage.
Boulder, Colo. : Paradigm Publishers, ©2011
(OCoLC)741518646
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Tolchin; Susan J Tolchin
ISBN: 9781594515927 1594515921
OCLC Number: 608491015
Description: xiv, 271 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "The only way to run a government" --
Patronage politics at the grass roots --
Statehouse patronage --
Congress : the Mother Lode --
Justice on eBay --
Presidential patronage --
Pinstripe patronage : outsourcing government --
Harbinger of change --
Judgeships in the United States of America --
Defense contributions --
Contractors' political contributions and contract earnings --
A brief history of patronage.
Responsibility: by Martin and Susan J. Tolchin.
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'What differentiates good patronage from bad patronage? Marty and Sue Tolchin's book lays it all out for the interested voter.' - Ed Koch  Read more...

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What differentiates good patronage from bad patronage? Marty and Sue Tolchin's book lays it all out for the interested voter. -- Ed Koch, Former New York City mayor

 
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