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Imbeau, Louis M.

Do They Walk Like They Talk?

Imbeau, Louis M. - Do They Walk Like They Talk?, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

1. Dissonance in Policy Processes: An Introduction
Louis M. Imbeau

2. Disciplinary Perspectives

2. The Power of Words: A Philosophical Perspective
Thomas De Koninck

3. Information Shrouding and the Governmental Supply of Goods and Services: An Economic Perspective
Albert Breton

4. Party Rhetoric and Practice: A Normative Perspective from Political Science
Vincent Lemieux

5. Measuring How Political Parties Keep Their Promises: A Positive Perspective from Political Science
François Pétry, Benoît Collette

3. Empirical Studies

6. Measuring US Presidents’ Political Commitment for Fiscal Discipline Between 1920 and 2008
Francesc Pujol

7. Would You Trust an Italian Politician? Evidence from Italian Regional Politics
Emma Galli, Veronica Grembi, Fabio Padovano

8. General Policy Speech of Prime Ministers and Fiscal Choices in France: “Preach Water and Drink Wine!”
Martial Foucault, Abel François

9. Do Governments Manipulate Their Revenue Forecasts? Budget Speech and Budget Outcomes in the Canadian Provinces
Jérôme Couture, Louis M. Imbeau

10. Dissonance in Fiscal Policy: A Power Approach
Louis M. Imbeau

11. Speeches and Legislative Extremism in the U.S. Senate
Jean François Godbout, Bei Yu

12. Do Parties Matter? A Qualitative Answer with Numbers
Jean Crête, Nouhoun Diallo

13. Talking Like a Tax Collector or a Social Guardian? The Use of Administrative Discourse by U.S. State Lottery Agencies
Étienne Charbonneau

14. The Early European “FederalismFederalism
”: Ambiguities of Talks About How to Walk Toward a Political UnionPolitical Union


Jean-Michel Josselin, Alain Marciano

15. A Semiotic Network Comparison of Technocratic and Populist Discourses in Turkey
Ahmet K. Süerdem

4. Conclusion

16. Do They Walk Like They Talk? A Conclusion
Louis M. Imbeau, Steve Jacob, François Pétrys

Keywords: Social Sciences, Political Science, Political Philosophy

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Studies in Public Choice
Page amount
319 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387896724

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