xiii, 313 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780521738392 paperback 0521738393 paperback 9780521494274 0521494273
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The thunder of history: the origins and development of the new fiscal sociology / Isaac William Martin, Ajay K. Mehrotra, Monica Prasad "The unfair advantage of the few": the New Deal origins of "soak the rich" taxation / Joseph J. Thorndike What Americans think of taxes / Andrea Louise Campbell Read their lips: taxation and the right-wing agenda / Fred Block Making taxes the life of the party / Christopher Howard The politics of demanding sacrifice: applying insights from fiscal sociology to the study of AIDS policy and state capacity / Evan S. Lieberman The end of the strong state?: on the evolution of Japanese tax policy / Eisaku Ide, Sven Steinmo War and taxation: when does patriotism overcome the free-rider impulse? / Naomi Feldman, Joel Slemrod Liberty, democracy, and capacity: lessons from the early American tax regimes / Robin L. Einhorn Extraction and democracy / Charles Tilly Improving tax administration in contemporary African states: lessons from history / Edgar Kiser, Audrey Sacks Adam Smith and the search for an ideal tax system / Beverly Moran Where's the sex in fiscal sociology?: taxation and gender in comparative perspective / Edward McCaffery The Shoup mission to Japan: two political economies intersect / W. Elliot Brownlee Epilogue: A Renaissance for fiscal sociology? / John L. Campbell.