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This e-book analyzes the hyperlink among fiscal and political inequalities and investigates the mechanisms that bring about economically rooted inequalities within the political illustration of citizens’ policy personal tastes. concentrating on the case of Switzerland and comparing info from the post-electoral survey, Selects 2007, the writer demonstrates that the coverage personal tastes of participants of the Federal meeting top mirror these of wealthy electorate. This development is defined by way of differential degrees of political participation and information throughout source of revenue teams, occasion finance, the truth that representatives are inclined to come from greater financial strata, and the failure of the party-system constitution to mirror the complexity of coverage personal tastes between citizens.

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