Volume 15 2009

Do They Walk Like They Talk?

Speech and Action in Policy Processes

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ISBN: 978-0-387-89671-7 (Print) 978-0-387-89672-4 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Dissonance in Policy Processes: An Introduction

  3. Disciplinary Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-29

      The Power of Words: A Philosophical Perspective

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      Pages 31-51

      Information Shrouding and the Governmental Supply of Goods and Services: An Economic Perspective

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      Pages 53-64

      Party Rhetoric and Practice: A Normative Perspective from Political Science

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      Pages 65-80

      Measuring How Political Parties Keep Their Promises: A Positive Perspective from Political Science

  4. Empirical Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 82-82

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      Pages 83-107

      Measuring US Presidents’ Political Commitment for Fiscal Discipline Between 1920 and 2008

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      Pages 109-129

      Would You Trust an Italian Politician? Evidence from Italian Regional Politics

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      Pages 131-154

      General Policy Speech of Prime Ministers and Fiscal Choices in France: “Preach Water and Drink Wine!”

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      Pages 155-166

      Do Governments Manipulate Their Revenue Forecasts? Budget Speech and Budget Outcomes in the Canadian Provinces

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      Pages 167-184

      Dissonance in Fiscal Policy: A Power Approach

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      Pages 185-205

      Speeches and Legislative Extremism in the U.S. Senate

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      Pages 207-221

      Do Parties Matter? A Qualitative Answer with Numbers

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      Pages 223-240

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

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      Pages 241-255

      The Early European “Federalism ”: Ambiguities of Talks About How to Walk Toward a Political Union

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      Pages 257-275

      A Semiotic Network Comparison of Technocratic and Populist Discourses in Turkey

  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 277-277

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      Pages 279-290

      Do They Walk Like They Talk? A Conclusion

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 291-305