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作者 Zupan, Mark A., author
書名 Inside job : how government insiders subvert the public interest / Mark A. Zupan
出版項 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017
國際標準書號 9781107153738 (hardback)
9781316607770 (paperback)
1107153735 (hardback)
1316607771 (paperback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  JC330.15 Z87 2017    在架上    30560400431323
 人文社會聯圖  JC330.15 .Z87 2017    在架上    30650020072324
說明 xiii, 251 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-223) and index
1. Government for the people? -- 2. Why worry about government insiders and their profits? -- 3. How do government insiders profit at the public's expense? -- 4. What do government insiders stand to gain? -- 5. What factors curb hijacking by government insiders? -- 6. Why are government insiders so hard to control? -- 7. Where and when has the state been co-opted from within? -- 8. Government insiders: a day of reckoning for China? -- 9. Government insiders: a day of reckoning for the United States? -- 10. How can we form a more perfect union?
"National decline is typically blamed on special interests from the demand side of politics corrupting a country's institutions. The usual demand-side suspects include crony capitalists, consumer activists, economic elites, and labor unions. Less attention is given to government insiders on the supply side of politics - rulers, elected officials, bureaucrats, and public employees. In autocracies and democracies, government insiders have the motive, means, and opportunity to co-opt political power for their benefit and at the expense of national well-being. Many storied empires have succumbed to such inside jobs. Today, they imperil countries as different as China and the United States. Democracy - government by the people - does not ensure government for the people. Understanding how government insiders use their power to subvert the public interest - and how these negative consequences can be mitigated - is the topic of this book by Mark A. Zupan"-- Provided by publisher
"National decline is typically blamed on special interests from the demand side of politics corrupting a county's institutions. The usual demand-side suspects include crony capitalists, consumer activists, economic elites, and labor unions. Less attention is given to government insiders on the supply side of politics - rulers, elected officials, bureaucrats, and public employees"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Public interest
Political corruption
Public officers
Civil service
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