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Steering the State: Government, Nonprofits, and the Making of Labor Knowledge in the New Era

Mark Hendrickson

in Politics and Partnerships: The Role of Voluntary Associations in America's Political Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226109961
eISBN:
9780226109985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109985.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter offers two examples that provide evidence of nonprofits' ability to pick up issues that were either designated for them to handle or that had been disregarded by the state. The first ... More


The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

William G. Howell, Saul P. Jackman, and Jon C. Rogowski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226048253
eISBN:
9780226048420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226048420.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Wartime President evaluates the ways in which major U.S. wars reshape our domestic politics generally, and relations between the president and Congress in particular. While paying homage to rich ... More


God's Economy: Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State

Lew Daly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226134833
eISBN:
9780226134857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226134857.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

President Barack Obama has signaled a sharp break from many policies of George W. Bush's administration, but he remains committed to federal support for religious social service providers. Like ... More


The Great Inflation in the United States and the United Kingdom: Reconciling Policy Decisions and Data Outcomes

Riccardo DiCecio and Edward Nelson

in The Great Inflation: The Rebirth of Modern Central Banking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226066950
eISBN:
9780226043555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043555.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the Great Inflation in the United States and the United Kingdom, arguing that both countries had similar experiences, and identifies the common themes in UK and US policymaking. ... More


The Inflation-Targeting Debate

Ben S. Bernanke and Michael Woodford (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044712
eISBN:
9780226044736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044736.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Over the past fifteen years, a significant number of industrialized and middle-income countries have adopted inflation targeting as a framework for monetary policymaking. As the name suggests, in ... More


Marriage, Hate Crimes, and Civil Rights

in Same Sex, Different Politics: Success and Failure in the Struggles over Gay Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226544083
eISBN:
9780226544106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226544106.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that the level of public support for gay rights on marriage, hate crimes, and civil rights only partly explains public policy outcomes in each of them. Explanations rooted in ... More


Selecting a New Culture of Border Control: Schengen

in Cultures of Border Control: Schengen and the Evolution of European Frontiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226977867
eISBN:
9780226977881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226977881.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter concentrates on Schengen, and in particular on the developments in four areas that characterized the policymaking process over the issue of border control in this period: internal ... More


Interest Groups and Global Governance

in World Rule: Accountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450988
eISBN:
9780226450964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450964.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Interest groups—sometimes referred to as pressure groups or lobbying groups—play a significant role in global governance. In every substantive arena, the rules and regulations generated by global ... More


Presidents' Involvement of the Mass Public

in Who Leads Whom?: Presidents, Policy, and the Public

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226092805
eISBN:
9780226092492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092492.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The institution of the American presidency has long been seen to encourage policymaking that caters to mass opinion, potentially at the expense of societal welfare. Today this issue is as pertinent ... More


Domestic Policy Appeals

in Who Leads Whom?: Presidents, Policy, and the Public

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226092805
eISBN:
9780226092492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092492.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines domestic policy appeals. The chapter begins by presenting summary statistics for all nationally televised discretionary speeches from the presidential administrations of ... More


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