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Building the Federal SchoolhouseLocalism and the American Education State

Building the Federal Schoolhouse: Localism and the American Education State

Douglas S. Reed

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199838486
eISBN:
9780199384303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838486.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The federal government’s role in public education over the past fifty years has dramatically changed the notion of localism in American schools. Seeking to construct the federal schoolhouse—an ... More

The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Edward Ashbee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book considers the policy of the George W. Bush administration towards issues such as abortion, sex education, obscenity and same-sex marriage. It suggests that, although accounts have often ... More

Bush v. GoreThe Question of Legitimacy

Bush v. Gore: The Question of Legitimacy

Bruce Ackerman (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093797
eISBN:
9780300127003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093797.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

It was believed that the Supreme Court's intervention in the 2000 election would shape American law and democracy long after George W. Bush has left the White House. This book brings together a broad ... More

Business and the Roberts Court

Business and the Roberts Court

Jonathan H. Adler (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Supreme Court under Chief Justice Roberts is often described as a “probusiness” court, favoring the interests of business groups and large corporations over those of consumers, workers, and the ... More

The Business of America is LobbyingHow Corporations Became Politicized and Politics Became More Corporate

The Business of America is Lobbying: How Corporations Became Politicized and Politics Became More Corporate

Lee Drutman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190215514
eISBN:
9780190233655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215514.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Corporate lobbyists are everywhere in Washington. Of the 100 organizations that spend the most on lobbying, 95 represent business. The largest companies now have upwards of 100 lobbyists representing ... More

Capitalists against MarketsThe Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Peter A. Swenson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Challenges the conventional wisdom that welfare state builders take their cues solely from labor and other progressive interests. It argues instead that pragmatic social reformers in the U.S. and ... More

Caring for AmericaHome Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book helps to explain why there is no adequate long-term care in America. Through a sweeping analytical narrative, from the Great Depression of the 1930s to the Great Recession of today, Caring ... More

Chasing PhantomsReality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11

Chasing Phantoms: Reality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11

Michael Barkun

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834701
eISBN:
9781469603230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877692_barkun
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although a report by the congressionally mandated Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation, and Terrorism concluded that biological or nuclear weapons were very ... More

The Citizen Marketer

The Citizen Marketer

Joel Penney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658052
eISBN:
9780190658090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658052.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

From hashtag activism to the flood of political memes on social media, the landscape of political communication is being transformed by the grassroots circulation of opinion on digital platforms and ... More

Citizen SpeakThe Democratic Imagination in American Life

Citizen Speak: The Democratic Imagination in American Life

Andrew J. Perrin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660790
eISBN:
9780226660783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660783.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

When we think about what constitutes being a good citizen, routine activities such as voting, letter writing, and paying attention to the news spring to mind. But this book argues that these ... More

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