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The leap of faith : the fiscal foundations of successful government in Europe and America

Author: Sven Steinmo
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Open Access e-Books.
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This book examines the history of the relationship between taxpayers and their states, and demonstrates how and why some governments have become more trustworthy than others.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leap of faith.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1012763057
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sven Steinmo
ISBN: 9780192516916 0192516914 9780191838484 0191838489
OCLC Number: 1045426355
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; The Leap of Faith: The Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America; Copyright; Preface and Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Part I: Introduction; 1: Introduction: The Leap of Faith; The Leap of Faith; The Co-Evolution of Political Culture and Political Institutions; Fiscal Capacity and the Evolution of Modern States; Sweden; Italy; Britain; The USA; Romania; Conclusion: The State as Predator?; Notes; References; Part II: Sweden 2: Getting to Sweden: The Origins of High Compliance in the Swedish Tax StateIntroduction; Monitoring Capacity; Role of the Reformed Church; Fiscal Contract; Unique Social Structure; Late Industrial Development and the Structure of Taxation; Conclusion; Notes; References; 3: Creating Tax-Compliant Citizens in Sweden: The Role of Social Democracy; Perceptions of Fairness and Tax Compliance; Raising Taxes and Constructing the Welfare State: 1945-70; State capacity to collect taxes; Justifying taxes: the precondition of the welfare state; Defending a Challenged Tax System: The 1970s and 1980s Questioned state capacity to collect taxesThe logic of fairness and a new understanding of taxes; Technical progress and improved state capacity; Conclusions; References; Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Part III: Italy; 4: Tax Evasion in Italy: A God-Given Right?; Introduction; Tax Evasion in Italy; Religion and Tax Morale; Church and State in Nineteenth-Century Italy; Risorgimento and Anti-Risorgimento; Just Catholic taxation; Reconciliation? State and Church from Mussolini to Democrazia Cristiana; Conclusion; Notes; References; 5: Explaining Italian Tax Compliance: A Historical Analysis The Risorgimento and Italian PoliticsThe Fascist Period; The First Republic; From the Tax Reform of 1972 to the Present; Discussion and Conclusions; Notes; References; Part IV: United Kingdom; 6: Creating Consent: Taxation, War, and Good Government in Britain, 1688-1914; Creating a Fiscal State; Losing Consent; (Re)creating Consent; Consequences and Conclusion; Notes; References; 7: "When We Were Just Giving Stuff Away Willy-Nilly": Historicizing Contemporary British Tax Morale; Introduction; The British Tax State; Historicizing Contemporary Tax Morale: Macro-Level Analysis Historicizing Contemporary Tax Morale: Micro-Level AnalysisConclusion; Note; References; Part V: United States; 8: The Not-So-Infernal Revenue Service?: Tax Collection, Citizens, and Compliance in the United States from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries; Introduction; Invisible Tax, Invisible Collection (1776-1913); Finding Common Ground (1913-1941); Withholding, Businessmen, and Mass Consent (1941-1960); Chain Reaction, Eroding Consent (1970-2010); Conclusion; Notes; References; 9: Seeing Taxation in the Mid-Twentieth Century: US Tax Compliance; A Visionary Notion
Series Title: Open Access e-Books.
Responsibility: edited by Sven H. Steinmo.

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