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PINSTRIPE PATRONAGE.

Author: Martin Tolchin; Susan J Tolchin
Publisher: E. Boulder : Taylor and Francis, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tolchin, Martin.
PINSTRIPE PATRONAGE.
E. Boulder : Taylor and Francis, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Tolchin; Susan J Tolchin
ISBN: 9781317254195 1317254198
OCLC Number: 935252591
Description: 1 online resource (286 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. "The Only Way to Run a Government"; 2. Patronage Politics at the Grass Roots; A Two-Edged Sword; The Good Old Days; The End of an Era?; "Expediters" and Patronage Politics in the Nation's Capital; Patronage and Corruption; Mayoral Patronage Redux; "Earmarks" New York Style; County Patronage; Portrait of a County Leader; 3. Statehouse Patronage; Highway Handouts: Everything That Isn't Nailed Down; The Soprano State: How Patronage Can Lead to Corruption; Patronage in the Empire State and in Illinois. Statehouse LootShow Me the Money; Vermont: The "Antipatronage" State; Lobbyists, Patronage, and State Politics; Web of Cooperation; 4. Congress: The Mother Lode; Congressional Largesse; What Have You Done for Me Lately?; Earmarks; Lobbyists and Earmarks; Committee Leadership and Earmarks; Indefensible Defense; Midnight Maneuvers; Presidential Favors; In Defense of Earmarks; "A Billion Here and a Billion There ... "; A Patronage Puzzle; The Senator from Wall Street; The Polls and the Pols; Life After Congress: The Nine Lives of Patronage; Democracy's Paradox; 5. Justice on eBay. From the Clubhouse to the BenchThe Firing of U.S. Attorneys; Judgeships: The Ultimate Reward; Judgeships on eBay: Campaign "Finance"; Courthouse Patronage; Campaign Cash; Patronage and Justice for All; 6. Presidential Patronage; The Carrot; Sticks; Ninety-Nine Enemies and One Ingrate; An Overseas Perspective; Presidential Patronage Styles: FDR to Obama; The Mother of Necessity; Follow the Money; 7. Pinstripe Patronage: Outsourcing Government; While America Slept; Who's in Charge?; What is Government?; Circular A-76; The Costs of Contracting Out; Why Privatization Matters. Forever Quango: Learning About the HybridsOutsourcing, Bush Style; Privatizing Foreign Policy; Governing the "Quango," Outside Contracts, and Other Hybrids; 8. Harbinger of Change; Additional Resources; A. Judgeships in the United States of America; B. Defense Contributions; C. Contractors' Political Contributions and Contract Earnings; D.A Brief History of Patronage; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Authors.

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