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Useful Instrument of Government: Defending Advisory Opinions

Mel A. Topf

in A Doubtful and Perilous Experiment: Advisory Opinions, State Constitutions, and Judicial Supremacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199756766
eISBN:
9780199918898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756766.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Defenses of advisory opinions came only after the attacks, and after the advising justices developed restrictions on advising. Surprisingly, the defenses have rarely responded to the attacks, largely ... More


Contemporary Conservatism and Government Regulation

Christopher DeMuth

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/9780199764013.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the tension between conservatives’ opposition to the growth of government regulation in principle and their willingness to accommodate it in practice. It focuses especially on ... More


Labor, Liberalism, and the Democratic Party: A Fruitful but Vexed Alliance

Nelson Lichtenstein

in Making Sense of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036866
eISBN:
9780252093982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036866.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details the troubled relationship between liberals and union activists. Although the second half of the twentieth century has seen serious reversals in the fortunes of organized labor, ... More


Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Stephen R. Ortiz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The period between World Wars I and II was a time of turbulent political change, with suffragists, labor radicals, demagogues, and other voices clamoring to be heard. One group of activists that has ... More


Taste of the Nation: The New Deal Search for America's Food

Camille Bégin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040252
eISBN:
9780252098512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040252.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the Depression, the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) dispatched scribes to sample the fare at group eating events like church dinners, political barbecues, and clambakes. Its America Eats ... More


Collective Action and the Threat to Free Enterprise

Tula A. Connell

in Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039904
eISBN:
9780252098062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039904.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter underlines the role of anti-unionism in challenges to the New Deal consensus, further highlighting the influence of economic conservatism in the immediate postwar years. New Deal-era ... More


Johanna Beyer

Amy C. Beal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039157
eISBN:
9780252097133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039157.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Composer Johanna Beyer's fascinating body of music and enigmatic life story constitute an important chapter in American music history. As a hard-working German émigré piano teacher and accompanist ... More


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