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Author Teachout, Zephyr.
Title Corruption in America : from Benjamin Franklin's snuff box to Citizens United / Zephyr Teachout.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014.
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Description viii, 376 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-358) and index.
Contents Four snuff boxes and a horse -- Changing the frame -- Removing temptations -- Yazoo -- Is bribery without a remedy? -- Railroads ties -- The forgotten art of lobbying -- The gilded age -- Two kinds of sticks -- The jury decides -- Operation Gemstone -- A West Virginia state of mind -- Citizens United -- The new snuff boxes -- Facts in exile, complacency, and disdain -- The anticorruption principle -- Appendix 1. Anticorruption constitutional provisions -- Appendix 2. Major nineteenth- and twentieth-century anticorruption laws.
Subject Political corruption -- United States -- History.
Judicial corruption -- United States -- History.
Political culture -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Genre or Form History.
Added Title From Benjamin Franklin's snuff box to Citizens United
ISBN 9780674050402 (hbk.)
0674050401 (hbk.)