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Senior Officials in the German Federal Administration: Institutional Change and Positional Differentiation

Klaus H. Goetz

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This account of institutional change and positional differentiation of senior officials in Germany's Federal administration is presented in five sections. Section I, ‘Senior Officials and the ... More


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


Debt and Recovery: New Deal Housing Policy and the Making of National Mortgage Markets

Louis Hyman

in Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140681
eISBN:
9781400838400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140681.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the New Deal housing policy and the making of national mortgage markets. Though Franklin Roosevelt was sympathetic to housing the poor, his policies aimed, primarily, to grow ... More


Taking the Fight National

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

After successfully defending the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Reservations from non-Indian mining, American Indians launched a national campaign to prepare similarly situated energy tribes for the ... More


“Alert, Not Alarm” The First Ten Years, 1945–1955

Dee Garrison

in Bracing for Armageddon: Why Civil Defense Never Worked

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183191
eISBN:
9780199788804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183191.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses President Harry Truman's reluctant creation of the Federal Civil Defense Administration (FCDA) in 1950 and the predominant role it assigned to women; the importance of the ... More


“No-Lining” and Neighborhood Erasure: Washington, D.C., and Downtown San Francisco Come to the Mission

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter deals with New Deal home finance agencies, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and particularly the Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC), paying special attention to their role on ... More


The State Makes Credit

Richard Harris

in Building a Market: The Rise of the Home Improvement Industry, 1914-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226317663
eISBN:
9780226317687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317687.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the Depression, the number of homes being built fell dramatically, creating a need for home improvement. Instead of buying or building anew, home owners had to content themselves with ... More


Aftermath

Kathleen C. Engel and Patricia A. McCoy

in The Subprime Virus: Reckless Credit, Regulatory Failure, and Next Steps

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195388824
eISBN:
9780190258535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195388824.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter describes efforts in 2009, under the new Obama administration, to deal with the effects of the subprime crisis. These include the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a ... More


Constructing the Tabula Rasa: Framing and the Political Construction of Crisis

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

in Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

Chapter 3 focuses on the period immediately following 9/11 and Katrina: the phase of recovery led by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA). It identifies the framing strategies used ... More


The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Amy L. Fraher

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book offers a shocking perspective on the American aviation industry by a former United Airlines pilot. Weaving insider knowledge with hundreds of employee interviews, the book uncovers the ... 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


Housing for Defense

Sarah Jo Peterson

in Planning the Home Front: Building Bombers and Communities at Willow Run

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226025421
eISBN:
9780226025568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025568.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As the federal government began to release funds for the construction of ships, tanks, and airplanes at industrial centers, the promise of jobs not only sparked mass migrations and created boom ... More


The New Deal on Main Street

in Modernizing Main Street: Architecture and Consumer Culture in the New Deal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226218007
eISBN:
9780226218021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226218021.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In March 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt returned to Gainesville, Georgia. It was nearly two years since a devastating tornado destroyed most of downtown. Now, instead of the destruction and ... More


City Building and Boundary Making

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1900 and 1940, Flint rose to prominence as the manufacturing hub for General Motors. As America’s national obsession with automobiles took root, Flint, a quintessential company town, ... More


Auctions for the Safe, Efficient, and Equitable Allocation of Airspace System Resources

Michael O Ball, George L Donohue, and Karla Hoffman

in Combinatorial Auctions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033428
eISBN:
9780262302920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033428.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the topic of auctions for the allotment of airport time slots and provides suggestions for mechanisms to use and expand the existing limited capacity safely and efficiently. ... More


Pushing Back

Joseph A. McCartin

in Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199836789
eISBN:
9780190254506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836789.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the birth of unionism among the ranks of air traffic controllers in the United States. It first examines President John F. Kennedy's Executive Order 10988, which gave workers ... More


Community impact assessment for US17

Anne Morris

in Running on empty: Transport, social exclusion and environmental justice.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345707
eISBN:
9781447303282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents a community-impact assessment (CIA) that was initiated in response to road-widening proposals for route US17, one of the oldest highways in the US. The assessment method was ... 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


Strategy for Survival

Edward M. Geist

in Armageddon Insurance: Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945-1991

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645254
eISBN:
9781469645278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645254.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the evolution of the superpowers’ civil defense programs from the mid-1970s until the end of the Cold War. In the mid-1970s, the contrast between the USSR’s extensive civil ... More


De Facto Segregation: A National Myth

Richard Rothstein

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The United States’ ability to desegregate metropolitan areas is hobbled by historical ignorance. Believing that segregation is de facto, resulting mostly from private prejudice and income ... More


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