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The Forum

A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics

Ed. by Disalvo, Daniel / Stonecash, Jeffrey

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Volume 14, Issue 4


Campaign Finance and Political Polarization: When Purists Prevail

Reviewed by Jennifer Nicoll Victor
  • Associate Professor of Political Science, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
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Published Online: 2017-02-22 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/for-2016-0042

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Published Online: 2017-02-22

Published in Print: 2016-12-01

Citation Information: The Forum, Volume 14, Issue 4, Pages 501–504, ISSN (Online) 1540-8884, ISSN (Print) 2194-6183, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/for-2016-0042.

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