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A Research on Factors of the Establishment American Family Properties Decalaration System

Author ZengQingYu
Tutor WuQing
School Shanghai Jiaotong University
Course Political Theory
Keywords Family Properties Declaration System Historical Institutionalism Congress President
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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In this paper, Historical Institutionalism is used to research the factors of the establishment of Family Properties Declaration System in the 70s of 20th century. So we can learn from its experience when we set the Public Officials and Property Declaration System. Most articles of Family Properties Declaration System focus on content of the system while ignoring its process and ignoring the reasons of its adoption. The effectiveness of the system will play only when it is a law, so it is necessary to study its process. According the Historical Institutionalism, this article choose the meso-level and micro-level variables which are the U.S. political decision-making bodies and individual political actors under the macro-political system in the United States. From the research, we find that the establishment of the Family Properties Declaration System is benefited from power of the legislature and the political leaders’determine to anti-corruption and civil society’s forces. We can promote the establishment of Public Officials and Property Declaration System from reinforce power of the legislature and strengthen the civilians’role.

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