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The Delegated Welfare State and Policy Feedbacks

Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell

in The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730346
eISBN:
9780199918447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730346.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter seven examines the impact of the MMA on politics, drawing upon original panel survey data to explore claims that market-based social provision can change mass attitudes about privatizing ... More


The Struggles of an “Orthodox Innovator”: George W. Bush, the Conservative Movement, and Domestic Policy

Jon Herbert

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on George Bush's domestic policy. It examines four of Bush's domestic policy initiatives: education reform, the Medicare prescription drug benefit, social security reform and ... More


The Modern American Military

David Kennedy (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199895946
eISBN:
9780190252663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895946.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The advent of the all-volunteer force and the evolving nature of modern warfare have transformed our military, changing it in serious if subtle ways that few Americans are aware of. The book aims to ... More


Overcoming Institutional Weakness: The Congressional Black Caucus Goes Public

C. Danielle Vinson

in Congress and the Media: Beyond Institutional Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190632243
eISBN:
9780190632281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190632243.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Congressional Black Caucus provides an excellent case study to see how a group within Congress uses the media to compensate for institutional disadvantages and how its media efforts change with ... More


America’s Next Social Contract: Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future

Ann O’Leary

Jacob S. Hacker (ed.)

in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199781911
eISBN:
9780190252519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781911.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses lessons from the past and prospects for the future with regards to sharing economic risks, with particular reference to the so-called Great Risk Shift and the government's role ... More


Reassessing the All-Volunteer Force

Karl W. Eikenberry

in The Modern American Military

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199895946
eISBN:
9780190252663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895946.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As both a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan and commander of the U.S.-led coalition forces in the Afghanistan War, Karl Eikenberry offers a unique perspective on important issues in ... More


Risk Allocation in Home Ownership: Revisiting the Role of Mortgage Contract Terms

Katherine Porter and Tara Twomey

in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199781911
eISBN:
9780190252519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199781911.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines risk allocation in home ownership. After providing a historical background on home ownership in the United States, it explains the role of government in mortgage risk management ... More


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