viii, 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contemporary political and social issues.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-188) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The distribution of self-financing : candidate quality, timing, and the local context How self-financing shapes the field of competition How much bang in a self-financed buck? Self-financing and the electoral connection Democracy, campaign reform, and politics.