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The Culture of Spending: Why Congress Lives Beyond Our Means Hardcover – June, 1991

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In this well-researched and stimulating book, Payne demonstrates that in the legislative environment vastly more people call for increasing government spending than for decreasing it. He states that a "culture of spending" has thus developed in which Congress is persuaded through this imbalance that there is a need to expand federal programs. However, by focusing on just one of the motivations for spending, Payne does not present a comprehensive review of the situation. His somewhat academic writing style will also limit the potential audience. A worthwhile but optional purchase.
- Mark Guyer, Stark Cty. Dist. Lib., Canton, Ohio
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 225 pages
  • Publisher: Ics Pr (June 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1558151346
  • ISBN-13: 978-1558151345
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 6.5 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,122,659 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I only wish to disagree with the professional reviewer cited above, who says that Payne writes with an "academic writing style." In fact, this book is very readable and is not weighted down with academic jargon. He makes a good case for an aspect of the legislative process that is often overlooked. If you are a student of government, you should read this book.
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