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The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Elizabeth Rose

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

How did the United States move from seeing preschool as a way to give the nation's poorest children a “head start” to seeing preschool as the beginning of public education for all children? Advocates ... More


Foreign Direct Investment into the USA: A Subnational Investigation

Lorna H. Wallace

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The industrial distribution of inbound foreign direct investment (FDI) within a national economy is uneven, differing among and also within the subnational units. This chapter analyses the impact of ... More


Pastor

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Brainerd's quest for effectiveness reached a large degree of fulfillment when a religious revival broke out among a community of Indians in northern New Jersey. As the revival continued, Brainerd ... More


New Jersey—Birthplace of the Family Cap

Michael J. Camasso

in Family Caps, Abortion and Women of Color: Research Connection and Political Rejection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179057
eISBN:
9780199864546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179057.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the implementation of the Family Cap in New Jersey. Topics covered include Wayne Bryant’s proposal for a Family Cap in 1991, Family Cap under the Family Development Program ... More


Antonin Dvořák Comes to America

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Be it money, wanderlust, love, or politics — whatever the combination of causes that drew Dvorák to American shores — one of the most significant cultural exchanges in American history was about to ... More


Family Caps, Abortion and Women of Color: Research Connection and Political Rejection

Michael Camasso

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179057
eISBN:
9780199864546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179057.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Fifteen years ago, New Jersey became the first of over twenty states to introduce the family cap, a welfare reform policy that reduces or eliminates cash benefits for unmarried women on public ... More


Opening Doors to Universal Preschool in the 1990s

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Leaders in four states, inspired in different ways by the intersection of economics and education reform, dramatically expanded publicly‐supported pre‐kindergarten in the 1990s. In Georgia, Gov. Zell ... More


New Jersey: The First State Court Precedent for Judicial Review

Scott Douglas Gerber

in A Distinct Judicial Power: The Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1606-1787

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765874
eISBN:
9780199896875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765874.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

New Jersey is probably best known to students of American constitutional history for the so-called New Jersey Plan. The plan was issued during the Federal Convention of 1787 in response to the ... More


Rushing to Judgment about the Family Cap

Michael J. Camasso

in Family Caps, Abortion and Women of Color: Research Connection and Political Rejection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179057
eISBN:
9780199864546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179057.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the pressure from officials, government bureaucrats, policy experts, advocacy groups, and the media for results of the Family Cap impact study. It shows that in New Jersey, ... More


Testing Family Cap Theory

Michael J. Camasso

in Family Caps, Abortion and Women of Color: Research Connection and Political Rejection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179057
eISBN:
9780199864546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179057.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the results of research on the Family Cap theory. The conclusion drawn from both the New Jersey experiment and from this national analysis is that the Family Cap has indeed ... More


Experimenting with a Family Cap

Michael J. Camasso

in Family Caps, Abortion and Women of Color: Research Connection and Political Rejection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179057
eISBN:
9780199864546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179057.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter discusses experimenting with Family Cap in New Jersey. Random sample assignment for the experiment began in October 1992 with cases drawn from the ten counties in New Jersey that ... More


Mixed Blessings: Delivering Preschool Inside and Outside the “Education Tent”

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Public preschool is being organized and delivered through a combination of private providers and public schools; several states have opted to build on the patchwork of existing programs, allowing ... More


Sauntering to Reauthorization

Michael J. Camasso

in Family Caps, Abortion and Women of Color: Research Connection and Political Rejection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179057
eISBN:
9780199864546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179057.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It argues that the traditional litmus test of the high technical quality of an evaluation study has been acceptance of the research in peer-reviewed ... More


A State of Perpetual Outrage: New Jersey

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter investigates the role that social outrage has played reform in New Jersey. It also evaluates the effect of legal accountability through court orders and consent decrees nationally. The ... More


Another Long and Costly Delay

Robert W. Jackson

in Highway under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742990
eISBN:
9780814745045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742990.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the controversy arising from the New Jersey commission's street-widening agreement with Jersey City. Under the deal, the New Jersey negotiating committee agreed to pay for the ... More


Sweet Dreams and Smuggling Schemes

Calvin Schermerhorn

in The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300192001
eISBN:
9780300213898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192001.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

For a brief period following the War of 1812 the United States tolerated slave smuggling among allies as part of a political strategy to govern Louisiana. Federal tariffs were also raised to protect ... More


. Keeping the Flame Alive: Persevering and Promoting the Cause

Mark Mc Neilly

in George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189780
eISBN:
9780199851584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines how George Washington preserved the promoted the cause of the American Revolution. It suggests that Washington’s victory at Trenton, New Jersey, not only had a material impact ... More


The Wedding Ring

Robert W. Jackson

in Highway under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742990
eISBN:
9780814745045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742990.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes events leading up to the signing of the contract to build the Holland Tunnel. These include the appointment of the tunnel board of consulting engineers, the selection of ... More


Passing for Tan: Snooki and the Grotesque Reality of Ethnicity

Alisha Gaines

in Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041587
eISBN:
9780252050244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041587.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter considers how Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, the star of MTV’s reality television show Jersey Shore crafted a bankable celebrity persona by “passing for tan.” Emboldened by postracial ... More


Vexing Questions

Robert W. Jackson

in Highway under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742990
eISBN:
9780814745045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742990.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the plans to build either a bridge over or a tunnel under the Hudson River. The New Jersey Interstate Bridge and Tunnel Commission engaged the engineering firm of Jacobs and ... More


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