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Introduction: American Business, American Politics

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter argues that the decline of liberal and progressive politics and the ascent of a business-oriented, neoliberal political culture did not emerge naturally from the exigencies ... More


American Law, Jewish Solidarity

Libby Garland

in After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122458
eISBN:
9780226122595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122595.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how established Jewish organizations confronted the legal conundrums the quota laws posed. It examines Jewish leaders’ responses to the illegal immigration of Jews over the ... More


Defending Freedom until Death “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty”

Linda O. McMurry

in To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139273
eISBN:
9780199848911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139273.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Ida B. Wells-Barnett's last years. From the close of the World War I until her death in 1931, she remained the most persistent black voice for justice and power. By that time, ... More


A New Generation of Post-Reconstruction Leaders

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter examines the backgrounds and early adult experiences of five key leaders of the national organizations the book considers. These leaders are T. Thomas Fortune, founder of the National ... More


Reassuring the Reluctant Warriors: U.S. Civil-Military Relations and Multilateral Intervention

Stefano Recchia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452918
eISBN:
9781501701559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452918.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why did American leaders work hard to secure multilateral approval from the United Nations or NATO for military interventions in Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo, while making only limited efforts to gain ... More


Mixed Outcomes: Civil Rights in the Carter Years

Timothy J. Minchin and John A. Salmond

in After the Dream: Black and White Southerners since 1965

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129785
eISBN:
9780813135625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129785.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

President Carter was able to consider the interests of those whites who were able to foster sympathy towards the black case, and civil rights during his administration saw significant improvements. ... More


Separation or Connection

Alasdair Roberts

in Strategies for Governing: Reinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501714405
eISBN:
9781501745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714405.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the third dilemma in the design of governance strategies: When leaders devise governance strategies, they must decide whether borders will emphasize separation or connection ... More


Baghdad to Basra

Neil James Mitchell

in Democracy's Blameless Leaders: From Dresden to Abu Ghraib, How Leaders Evade Accountability for Abuse, Atrocity, and Killing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761441
eISBN:
9780814763377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761441.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses how British and American leaders manage unlawful killings. Leaders do not want to accept personal blame for initiating or for failing to prevent wrongful actions. Nor do they ... More


Fighting Back

Gerald Horne

in Black Revolutionary: William Patterson and the Globalization of the African American Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037924
eISBN:
9780252095184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037924.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses Patterson's struggles in reaching the international community. Thanks to Morris Childs, the FBI reported gleefully that “Party leaders have advised [Patterson] that he is not ... More


Religion and Violence in Black and White

Eddie S. Glaude

in From Jeremiad to Jihad: "Religion, Violence, and America"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271654
eISBN:
9780520951532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271654.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers how the centrality of religion and violence play a significant role in the struggles of the African Americans for liberty and equality. The two provide a revealing lens for the ... More


Struggling against Jaime Crow: LULAC, Gente Decente Heir to a Transborder Political Legacy

Gabriela González

in Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199914142
eISBN:
9780199345533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914142.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Latin American History

This chapter looks at how the Americanization agenda of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) worked in tandem with a long-standing tradition of transborder gente decente politics to shape ... More


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