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Recent developments in areas such as lobbying and voter registration vividly illustrate inequality’s threat to democracy

Macleod, Alistair M. (2014) Recent developments in areas such as lobbying and voter registration vividly illustrate inequality’s threat to democracy. LSE American Politics and Policy (18 Feb 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The impact of socio-economic inequality on democracy has long been debated, with most agreed that the democratic notion of equal representation is undermined by large gaps between the wealthiest and poorest citizens. Looking at examples from the United States, Alistair M. Macleod argues that the corporate lobbying is but one manifestation of the malign influence that this imbalance can have on democratic processes.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: E History America > E11 America (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Collections > United States Collection
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2014 13:11
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2019 23:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/58744

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