By Melissa Ziegler Rogers
Numerous students have spotted that convinced political associations, together with federalism, majoritarian electoral structures, and presidentialism, are associated with reduce degrees of source of revenue redistribution. This booklet deals a political geography reason for these saw styles. every one of those associations is strongly formed through geography and offers incentives for politicians to focus on their appeals and executive assets to localities. Territorialized associations additionally form voters’ personal tastes in ways in which can undermine the nationwide coalition in desire of redistribution. in addition, territorial associations bring up the variety of veto issues during which anti-redistributive actors can constrain reform efforts. those theoretical connections among the politics of position and redistributive results are explored in idea, empirical research, and case reviews of the united states, Germany, and Argentina.