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By Jan Rosset

This booklet analyzes the hyperlink among fiscal and political inequalities and investigates the mechanisms that result in economically rooted inequalities within the political illustration of citizens’ policy personal tastes. targeting the case of Switzerland and comparing info from the post-electoral survey, Selects 2007, the writer demonstrates that the coverage personal tastes of individuals of the Federal meeting most sensible replicate these of wealthy electorate. This development is defined by way of differential degrees of political participation and data throughout source of revenue teams, social gathering finance, the truth that representatives are likely to come from better fiscal strata, and the failure of the party-system constitution to mirror the complexity of coverage personal tastes between citizens.

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