Voters, politicians, and bureaucrats: a Dublin survey

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Title: Voters, politicians, and bureaucrats: a Dublin survey
Authors: Komito, Lee
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10266
Date: 1-Jan-1989
Online since: 2019-05-02T07:51:08Z
Abstract: The examination of clientelism has been a major theme in Irish politics and administration. People usually understand clientelism as referring to exchanges in the electoral arena: politicians intervene, on behalf of voters, in the administrative process, and, in return, voters reward politicians with votes. If most citizens do not recognize the term, they recognize the phenomenon: politicians using their personal influence to obtain state benefits for constituents and, in return, constituents providing their votes. Politicians are viewed as brokers, mediating between the state and the public.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Institute of Public Administration
Journal: Administration
Volume: 37
Issue: 2
Start page: 171
End page: 196
Copyright (published version): 1989 the Author
Keywords: ClientelismBrokeragePoliticiansIrelandElectoral clientelism
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Information and Communication Studies Research Collection

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