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To Close or not to Close, that is the Question: BRAC, 1988–2005

Jasmine Farrier

in Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192628
eISBN:
9780813135496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192628.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the cycle of institutional ambivalence of Congress as seen in the past two decades of the base realignment and closure process. From 1988 to 2005, the House and the Senate ... More


Ascendancy

David A. Bateman, Ira Katznelson, and John S. Lapinski

in Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691126494
eISBN:
9781400890149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126494.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the period from the turn of the century to the outbreak of World War I, when southern influence over national policy went from its lowest point in history to heights unmatched ... More


“A Proper National Policy”: The Urban Order and Agenda

Thomas K. Ogorzalek

in The Cities on the Hill: How Urban Insitutions Transform National Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190668877
eISBN:
9780190668914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668877.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter chronicles the formative moments of the national urban alliance in American politics: when city leaders created the U.S. Conference of Mayors and petitioned Congress to develop a ... More


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