The ideologies of taxation.


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Originally published in 1961, "The Ideologies of Taxation" is a classic of taxation a long-unavailable volume that remains uniquely applicable today. Louis Eisenstein starts from the idea that the tax system in a democracy is shaped by competing factions, each seeking to minimize its burden. Because few people are convinced by appeals to self-interest, factions must give reasons, which are skillfully elaborated into systems of belief or ideologies. Eisenstein s aim is to examine (and debunk) three major ideologies used to ...

The Ideologies of Taxation 2010, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674046115

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Ideologies of Taxation 1961, John Wiley & Sons Inc, New York / New York

ISBN-13: 9780471072713