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Published: 03 June 2019

390 Pages | 32 black and white line drawings

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190945398

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Clients and Constituents

Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Jennifer Bussell

Modern South Asia

  • Offers a new view on the character of representation and distributive politics in patronage democracies
  • Includes an audit experiment with nearly all of India's state and national legislators, the first and largest of its kind
  • Provides reports and evidence from in-depth, intensive shadowing of state and local politicians across multiple Indian states
  • Draws on substantial additional empirical materials, including nested surveys of citizens and elites in three Indian states, additional nationwide and cross-national surveys, and administrative data on constituency-level spending

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