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Falling Back In

Noel Maurer

in The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores how the United States' return to the empire trap played out, starting with Franklin Roosevelt in Mexico through Eisenhower in Guatemala and faraway Iran. Under Franklin ... More


Introduction

Noel Maurer

in The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155821
eISBN:
9781400846603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155821.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter discusses the shift from politicized confrontations like the imbroglio of 1900 to legalized disputes like the more orderly affair of 2007. It advances four basic findings. ... More


Introduction

J. Eric Oliver, Shang E. Ha, and Zachary Callen

in Local Elections and the Politics of Small-Scale Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143552
eISBN:
9781400842544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143552.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to provide an answer to the question: “Who governs” America when Americans live in so many types of places and under so many types of ... More


The Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate: Theory and Evidence for Latin America

Michael Connolly and John Devereux

in Fundamental Determinants of Exchange Rates

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293064
eISBN:
9780191596940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293062.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

Our empirical results suggest that movements in the equilibrium real exchange rate NATREX for Latin American economies over the period 1960–85 can be explained in terms of growth, openness, and ... More


The United States Congress

Ross English

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063084
eISBN:
9781781700228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063084.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The role of the Congress is essential to any study of American government and politics. It would be impossible to gain a complete understanding of the American system of government without an ... More


The Beginnings of Anglo-American Local Government in California

Edward Leo Lyman

in Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234116
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234116.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter demonstrates the difficulties confronting county officials in El Dorado County and San Bernardino County, and in San Francisco and Sacramento, as samples of the struggles counties faced ... More


Republican Democracy from the Revolution, through the Civil War

in Free Expression and Democracy in America: A History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226240664
eISBN:
9780226240749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226240749.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Beginning with the earliest state constitutions, the American people and their elected officials, as well as political and legal theorists, developed a republican democratic system of government. The ... More


How Local Politics Shape Federal Policy: Business, Power, and the Environment in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Sarah S. Elkind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834893
eISBN:
9781469602707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869116_elkind
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Focusing on five Los Angeles environmental policy debates between 1920 and 1950, this book investigates how practices in American municipal government gave business groups political legitimacy at the ... More


American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Joseph K Kosek (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Despite the centrality of separation of church and state in American government, religion has played an important role in the nation's politics from colonial times through the present day. This ... More


Introduction

Joseph Kip Kosek (ed.)

in American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book is an anthology of significant writings on religion and politics from the colonial period to recent times. Rather ... More


Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Andrew Johnstone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of how internationalist Americans worked between 1938 and 1941 to convince the American government and the American public of the need to stem the rising global tide of ... More


The Cold War and the Long Civil Rights Movement

Daniel S. Lucks

in Selma to Saigon: The Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145075
eISBN:
9780813145310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145075.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The seeds of the war-related debates that racked the civil rights movement in the 1960s had been planted decades earlier. In consonance with scholarship on the long civil rights movement, this ... More


Occupation, Diplomacy, and the Moving Image: The US Army as Cultural Interlocutor in Korea, 1945–1948

Sueyoung Park-Primiano

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, by S. Park-Primiano, examines the use of noncommercial films by the U.S. military to facilitate its diverse roles during its occupation of South Korea in the aftermath of World War II. ... More


Maternalizing American Government, Briefly

in The Motherless State: Women's Political Leadership and American Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226514543
eISBN:
9780226514567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514567.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

American government became maternal because it became identified as a legitimate instrument for caring for people, whether the recipients of that care were men or women, adults or children, American ... More


Projecting a prophet for profit

Tony Shaw

in Hollywood's Cold War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625239
eISBN:
9780748670918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625239.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter illustrates that American and British governments appropriated George Orwell's works and image assiduously during the first decade of the Cold War. The Animal Farm and Nineteen ... More


A Mere Machine: The Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy

Anna Harvey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300171112
eISBN:
9780300199192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171112.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Introductory textbooks on American government tell us that the Supreme Court is independent from the elected branches and that independent courts better protect rights than their more deferential ... More


Four Freedoms

Andrew Johnstone

in Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book focuses on those internationalist Americans who worked to influence both the American government and the wider ... More


The Government Steps In (and Out): Family Planning and Population Policymaking

Raúl Necochea Pearson

in History of Family Planning in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618081
eISBN:
9781469618104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618104.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses how family planning influenced government policies striving for socioeconomic development and improved health for women and children. It examines how world organizations such ... More


Lessons of Valuable Experience: What California Learned From India

Jessica B. Teisch

in Engineering Nature: Water, Development, and the Global Spread of American Environmental Expertise

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834435
eISBN:
9781469603513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878019_teisch.5
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter shows how the American government chartered or subsidized many of the nation's early enterprises, including interstate railroads. Yet it showed little support for irrigation development ... More


The Branch Davidians of Waco: The History and Beliefs of an Apocalyptic Sect

Kenneth G. C. Newport

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245741
eISBN:
9780191697494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245741.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

What were the beliefs of the Branch Davidians? This book provides an account of their history. The book argues that, far from being an act of unfathomable religious insanity, the calamitous fire at ... More


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