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The Rise and Fall of LEAA

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A major federal anticrime agency had its roots in an Office of Law Enforcement Assistance established in the presidency of Lyndon Johnson. The agency was enacted into law in a wide‐ranging crime law ... More


Channels of Access, Frames for Persuasion: The Influence of Tribal Governments in State Politics

Laura Evans

in Power from Powerlessness: Tribal Governments, Institutional Niches, and American Federalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199742745
eISBN:
9780199895052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742745.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter documents tribal-state interactions: in particular, the role of expertise in tribal successes in state politics. Also, the chapter examines the broader social and political environments ... More


Interest Groups and the Reproduction of Inequality

Constance A. Nathanson

in Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.003.0033
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the treatment of public health as a form of interest-group politics. It also argues that the barriers to representation of disadvantaged minority voices in the realm of public ... More


Gay rights, same-sex marriage and AIDS

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the views and policies of George W. Bush on the issues of same-sex marriage, AIDS and gay rights, discussing the support of gay rights campaigners to the structure and style of ... More


Economic Well-Being and Economic Justice

in The Foreign Policy Disconnect: What Americans Want from Our Leaders but Don't Get

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226644615
eISBN:
9780226644592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644592.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows that contrary to much conventional wisdom, the U.S. public does not reject the idea of foreign aid. Instead, opposition to existing aid programs focuses on strategic and military ... More


Obstructing

Matthew N. Green

in Underdog Politics: The Minority Party in the U.S. House of Representatives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300181036
eISBN:
9780300182262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181036.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on obstructing floor proceedings. It starts with three noteworthy instances in which delay was significant and obstruction was the minority party's clear intent, discussing why ... More


“Not Everybody Fits into Their Box”: Work-First, Gender, Race, and Families

Frank Ridzi

in Selling Welfare Reform: Work-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814775936
eISBN:
9780814777374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775936.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how work-first interacts with family life and in particular the nurturing and reproductive care work of mothers. The common sense of work-first is one in which families are ... More


The Diplomacy of Critical Dependency, 1940

Gavin J. Bailey

in The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how far British supply diplomacy in 1940 reflected genuinely critical military needs, and how far it served broader diplomatic goals. In his correspondence with Roosevelt, ... More


Lend-Lease and the Politics of Supply, 1941

Gavin J. Bailey

in The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes how British supply diplomacy devolved into a series of transatlantic personal missions concerning the implementation of American aid to Britain. These began as Lend-Lease, ... More


Union Leadership and Policy Choices: Trends in Neutral and Racial Government Policies

Christina M. Greer

in Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989300
eISBN:
9780199346332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989300.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 describes the extent to which racial and/or ethnic identity affect policy stances, and compares the responses from SSEU members with national data. The chapter provides evidence that the ... More


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