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Author Buchler, Justin

Title Hiring and firing public officials : rethinking the purpose of elections / Justin Buchler

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  JK1976 .B76 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-253) and index
Contents Elections and the politics of threats -- What is electoral competition? -- Elections as employment mechanisms -- Market competition -- Electoral actors in the market and employment models -- Competitive elections in the market and employment models -- Competitive behavior and competitive elections -- Corruption and competition -- Policy implications of the market and employment models
LC subject Elections -- United States
Voting -- United States
Competition -- Political aspects -- United States
ISBN 9780199759965 (hardback : alk. paper)
0199759960 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780199759972 (pbk.)
0199759979 (pbk.)