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A Fair Deal or a Raw Deal?

Cybelle Fox

in Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152233
eISBN:
9781400842582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152233.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the first New Deal and access to Federal Emergency Relief, as well as the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Public Works Administration, and the Civil Works Administration. ... More


In the Shadow of the New Deal

Elisabeth S. Clemens

in Civic Gifts: Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226559360
eISBN:
9780226670973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670973.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The Great Depression brought unemployment and misery on a scale that overwhelmed the capacity of voluntary as well as municipal resources for emergency relief. Government relief efforts were ... More


The Struggle for a Public Sector: Pepfar in Mozambique

James Pfeiffer

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The President's Emergency Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has significantly transformed the global health landscape by injecting $15 billion into HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs in twenty ... More


. Life and Times at Dyess

Fred C. Smith

in Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039560
eISBN:
9781626740099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039560.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Colonists set about to demonstrate middle-class attributes; they did. In Chapter IV, Life and Times at Dyess, the details of community building and civic pride, are paired with the struggle of ... More


Aftermath: The Ordeal of Restoration and Recovery

J. Charles Schencking

in The Great Kant? Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162180
eISBN:
9780231535069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162180.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recalls the steps taken by the Japanese government to bring back order to Tokyo right after the Great Kantō Earthquake. Aware that the unprecedented disaster required an equally ... More


A Political Deal or Divine Providence?

Alison Collis Greene

in No Depression in Heaven: Religion and the Great Depression in the Mississippi Delta

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199371877
eISBN:
9780199371907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371877.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 opens with the inauguration of Franklin Roosevelt. Despite Roosevelt’s campaign vow to end Prohibition, white southern Protestants, Catholics, and Jews overwhelmingly supported his ... More


Meeting the Needs: The Struggle for Economic and Social Justice

Leonard Rogoff

in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630793
eISBN:
9781469630816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630793.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although battling cancer, family deaths, and the financial crises of the Depression, Weil continued her fight to establish a welfare state. Her platforms included the Goldsboro Bureau for Social ... More


Asks for Nothing Except to Serve

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's road to Washington as the most powerful man under Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration. It first considers Hopkins's tenure as executive director of the ... More


Natural Disaster Prevention and Response

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser and Ban Ki-Moon

Shara Kay (ed.)

in A Year at the Helm of the United Nations General Assembly: A Vision for our Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479862009
eISBN:
9781479841851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479862009.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses United Nations role in disaster prevention and response. The UN system, through the Emergency Relief Coordinator, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ... More


“A System Steadily Perfected”: Camp Reform and the “New Geniuses from India,” 1901–1903

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In an effort to reduce mortality rates from epidemic disease, the British government engaged in a campaign to reform the Anglo-Boer War concentration camps. Officials like Alfred Milner and Joseph ... More


Stop Medical Apartheid from South Africa to Philadelphia: ACT UP Philadelphia and the Movement for Global Treatment Access

Dan Royles

in To Make the Wounded Whole: The African American Struggle against HIV/AIDS

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469661339
eISBN:
9781469659527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661339.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the work of Philadelphia chapter of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) as it became increasingly involved in the fight against global AIDS, starting in the mid 1990s. ... More


Responses to Crisis: Refiguring the Monetary and the Fiscal in the Great Depression

Roy Kreitner

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the measures instituted by the US Government to mitigate the effects of the Great Depression during the 1930s. It outlines three sets of responses: changes introduced into ... More


Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Anne Esacove

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Stepping outside of the normal boundaries of HIV scholarship, Modernizing Sexuality shows how Western idealizations of normative sexuality and the power of modernity come together in U.S. prevention ... More


Tracing the Story of AIDS: An Introduction to Narrative, “African” AIDS and the U.S. Prevention Response

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The Introduction provides an overview of the historical, epidemiological, and theoretical underpinnings of U.S. HIV-prevention policy in sub-Saharan Africa and Malawi, specifically, as well of the ... More


Prevention Strategies: Individualized and Bureaucratic Practices for Creating Modern Actors

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The analytic focus shifts from narrative to practice in Prevention Strategies: Individualized and Bureaucratic Practices for Creating Modern Actors. The chapter begins with a discussion of the most ... More


Embodied Risk: Gender, Modernity, and Tradition

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Embodied Risk. Gender, Modernity, and Tradition introduces the risk narratives conveyed in official U.S. policy, as well as in prevention industry and everyday discourses in Malawi. These narratives ... More


Love Matches: The Policy Prescription for “Good” Sex

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Offering a novel conceptual form of narrative, Love Matches. The Policy Prescription for “Good” Sex explicates the idealized blueprint for prevention conveyed in U.S. policy discourse. This rarely ... More


The Sweetest Sex Possible … Under the Circumstances: The Everyday Prescription for “Good” Sex

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The prescriptive ideal conveyed through everyday talk in Malawi is the focus of The Sweetest Sex Possible…Under the Circumstances. Founded on collective solutions to the problem of AIDS and multiple ... More


Renarrating Good Sex and Redirecting Prevention

Anne Esacove

in Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Renarrating Good Sex. Redirecting Prevention identifies ways to improve the effectiveness of the current prevention policy and explores the economic and cultural forces that explain the widespread ... More


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