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Social Services, Social Control, and Social Change: The State and Public Policy in the 1970s and 1980s

Nancy Whittier

in The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotions, Social Movements, and the State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the state and public policy from the 1970s through the early 1990s, showing that state apparatus dealing with child sexual abuse was a location of both opportunity and ... More


The Case of Federal Funds Lending

Darrell Duffie

in Dark Markets: Asset Pricing and Information Transmission in Over-the-Counter Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138961
eISBN:
9781400840519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138961.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter shows how the intraday allocation and pricing of overnight loans of federal funds reflect the over-the-counter interbank market in which these loans are traded. It provides estimates of ... More


Market Logic in the Era of Pure Science

Elizabeth Popp Berman

in Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter presents a survey of the postwar golden era, when the logic of science was strong and increases in federal funding were large and steady. Yet even in this period, market logic was ... More


The 2011 FDIC Assessment on Banks’ Managed Liabilities: Interest Rate and Balance-Sheet Responses

Lawrence L. Kreicher, Robert N. McCauley, and Patrick McGuire

in Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The financial crisis led to discussion of corrective bank taxes to promote financial stability. This paper interprets the widening of the FDIC assessment base from deposits to assets less equity for ... More


Social Work Faculty: Guidelines for Supporting Social Work Research

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter Four focuses on the action steps and grant-writing strategies that can be employed by individual faculty members or by research teams to develop a fundable research portfolio. The chapter ... More


Tracking Resources Through the State and Federal Maze

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In finding a way to put together the fragmented pieces into intensive, long-term programs, this chapter explores how these efforts can be supported through public and private ventures. Many of the ... More


The Ascendancy of Research

Kenneth M. Ludmerer

in Time to Heal: American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181364
eISBN:
9780199850167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181364.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The ties formed between the federal government and academic medical centers during World War II irrevocably altered the scale of medical research in the United States. Over the next two decades, ... More


Instruments of Monetary Policy

Stephen H. Axilrod

in The Federal Reserve: What Everyone Needs to Know

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199934485
eISBN:
9780199345786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934485.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the Fed's monetary instruments. It looks at how the Fed's monetary instruments are employed in the policy process, which of the Fed's instruments are most significant for ... More


Federal Aid and the Cities

Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker

in Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from Empowerment Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452505
eISBN:
9780801470912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452505.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter highlights the unresolved issues from previous federal urban policies that have influenced the design of the Empowerment Zones (EZ) and Enterprise Communities (EC) initiative. One of ... More


The Ford Administration: The White Paper on Drug Abuse

David F. Musto and Pamela Korsmeyer

in The Quest for Drug Control: Politics and Federal Policy in a Period of Increasing Substance Abuse, 1963-1981

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090369
eISBN:
9780300137842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090369.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses Gerald Ford's role in quenching the drug use issue that still existed within the United States. It reviews the 1976 federal strategy report, which summarized the areas where ... More


Underlying Causes of the Financial Crisis of 2008–2009

Richard A. Posner

in New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015615
eISBN:
9780262295789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015615.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter explores the underlying causes that brought about the financial crisis of 2008 down a path that does not involve bankers and home buyers. Although they both committed mistakes in the ... More


Government Funding of Research in the United States

in Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226101644
eISBN:
9780226101668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101668.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Federal funding has been the driving force behind most basic research in the United States for well over half a century. The results of that research have proven to be critical to scientific and ... More


Introduction

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

in Cross-Cultural Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

In this chapter, we define cross-cultural research, describe the framework that overall guides our work and that, in particular, guided our work, and provide an overview of the various research ... More


The Westway Plan

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter maps out the origins of the Westway plan, by tracing the key events that led to its inception as well as initial reception to the project. The Westway plan was triggered on a local level ... More


Creating an Impression, Not Just Increasing Name Recognition

Justin Grimmer, Sean J. Westwood, and Solomon Messing

in The Impression of Influence: Legislator Communication, Representation, and Democratic Accountability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162614
eISBN:
9781400852666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162614.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter demonstrates that legislators' credit-claiming efforts do more than simply bolster name recognition—they also cultivate an impression of influence over federal funds. It examines the ... More


Understanding Interest Rates and the Economy

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

in Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law: Evolution After Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199971541
eISBN:
9780199361458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971541.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter provides an overview of interest rates and their impact on the economy. It first outlines the composition, purpose, and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve before turning to a ... More


The Dickey-Wicker Enigma

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This dialogue provides a fictional account of the arguments heard before the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia regarding Sherley v. Sebelius—a challenge to ... More


1 The Westway Plan

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter maps out the origins of the Westway plan, by tracing the key events that led to its inception as well as initial reception to the project. The Westway plan was triggered on a local ... More


Poverty, Punishment, and Public Assistance: Reorienting Foster Family Care

Catherine E. Rymph

in Raising Government Children: A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635644
eISBN:
9781469635651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635644.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores policy changes in the 1960s that for the first time allowed federal funds to be spent on board payments but which also made foster care a more punitive system, now firmly linked ... More


Everyone Counts: Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?

Josh Lerner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456657
eISBN:
9780801456060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456657.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The Laurence and Lynne Brown Democracy Medal recognizes outstanding individuals, groups, and organizations that produce exceptional innovations to further democracy in the United States or around the ... More


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