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: British Public Administration: Dodo, Phoenix or Chameleon?

Christopher Hood

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses three possible interpretations of the development of British Public Administration over the twentieth century as a way of assessing its contribution to political science. Those ... 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


Economic Equality, Racial Erasure: The Spatial and Cultural Interventions of Federal Public Works Agencies

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/9780226290287.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As the Mission District suffered through the Great Depression, a number of New Deal agencies intervened to invest in infrastructure. The Mission hosted major projects from the Works Progress ... More


Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Mary Venner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The reconstruction of Kosovo after 1999 was one of the largest and most ambitious international interventions in a post conflict country. Kosovo was seen by many international actors as a ‘green ... More


A Formula for Urban Redevelopment

Joel Rast

in The Origins of the Dual City: Housing, Race, and Redevelopment in Twentieth-Century Chicago

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226661445
eISBN:
9780226661612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226661612.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes the set of events leading to the passage of the Illinois Blighted Areas Redevelopment Act in 1947. The law created a new formula for attacking the slums based on the concept of ... More


Building a Research University

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter discusses Cornell University's transformation into a research university after World War II. It examines the role played by two Cornell presidents, Edmund Ezra Day and Deane Waldo ... More


Building the Chicago Housing Authority

in Blueprint for Disaster: The Unraveling of Chicago Public Housing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226360850
eISBN:
9780226360874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360874.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The reformers who wrote the Housing Act of 1937 soon took the helm of the new United States Housing Authority to implement their handiwork. Nathan Straus, a housing reformer who built one of the ... 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


Newcomer to Washington: The Securities Act of 1933

William Lasser

in Benjamin V. Cohen: Architect of the New Deal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088793
eISBN:
9780300128888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088793.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the start of Cohen's role in the New Deal. The discussions include the Lowenthal–Cohen critique of the Hastings bill; the Thompson bill on securities reform; Cohen's jobs as ... More


Conclusion: Grand Challenges

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/9781501714405.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter looks at the National Academy of Public Administration's project in which they made a public call for comments about the “grand challenges of public administration.” ... More


The role of public administration in promoting and protecting social justice

Chris McInerney

in Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 provides a conceptual rationale for public administration to play a proactive role in the pursuit of social justice objectives. It firstly situates the administrative function within a ... More


Policy Analysis and Governance Innovations in the Federal Government

José Mendes Ribeiro and Aline Inglez-dias

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The production of analyses, circulation of ideas and the levels of influence of authors and institutions that gravitate around federal public organisations are discussed in this chapter by reference ... More


Building Mr. Bell’s Museum

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the birth of the Minnesota Natural History Museum. The museum at the zoology building was full due to the large dioramas. Unfortunately for Thomas Sandler Roberts, the state ... More


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