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Chari, Raj S
Regulating lobbying : a global comparison / Raj Chari, John Hogan and Gary Murphy
Manchester, [England] ; New York : Manchester University Press, c2010
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Subject(s) Lobbying -- Law and legislation
Pressure groups -- Legal status, laws, etc
Comparative law
Physical Description xi, 196 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-192) and index
Contents Outlining central questions and method of analysis -- Political systems with regulations in place in the 1900s : the US, Canada, the European Union and Germany -- Political systems with regulations in place in the 2000s : Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, Taiwan and Australia -- Analysis of a quantitative index and the classification of regulatory regimes -- Examining findings from surveys and elite interviews in the four political systems with the longest history of lobbying regulation -- Examining the opinions of actors in unregulated jurisdictions --Conclusion
Summary In an age of corruption, sleaze and scandal associated with financial crisis and economic downturn across the globe, citizens want more transparency and accountability in politics. This book examines a principal means by which this can be achieved : the regulation of lobbyists.--Book jacket
Series European Policy Research Unit series
Alternate Author Hogan, John, Ph.D
Murphy, Gary

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