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The Scope of Inherent Powers

Louis Fisher

in The Polarized Presidency of George W. Bush

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199217977
eISBN:
9780191711541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217977.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the constitutional source of ‘inherent powers’. Firstly it analyzes what is meant by express, implied, and emergency powers. Then it examines closely the 1936 Supreme Court ... More


Trust and Obligations: Why Some Mothers’ Support Networks Were Larger Than Their Friendship Networks

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines those conditions under which mothers who were so weakly tied that no theorist would expect them to provide social support often provided such support anyway. It finds that ... More


Courts, Inequality, and Health Care

Peter D. Jacobson and Elizabeth Selvin

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/9780195170665.003.0038
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

When interpreting legislation, courts are often presented with opportunities to address health-care inequalities. This chapter describes four instances showing the judiciary's reluctance to confront ... More


The Tragic Legality of Racial Violence: Reconstruction, Race, and Emergency

Daniel Kato

in Liberalizing Lynching: Building a New Racialized State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190232573
eISBN:
9780190232597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190232573.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The federal government framed the capacity for rights enforcement by instituting an emergency. Emergencies tend to be associated with restricting rights, but there have been instances when ... More


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