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Overview of the US Business System

Ian Clark and Phil Almond

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the distinctive and evolving nature of the American model of capitalism, emphasizing the links between embedded features of the US national business system through a review of ... More


The Concept of the State in American History

William J. Novak

in Boundaries of the State In Us History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter draws attention to the vital role of interdisciplinary perspectives in law, history, sociology, and political science in redirecting our understanding of the origins, development, and ... More


US Torture of Prisoners of War in Historical Perspective: The Role of Delegitimization

Christopher J. Einolf

in Confronting Torture: Essays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226529387
eISBN:
9780226529554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226529554.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at US willingness to use torture as a means of combat, and the conditions under which its leaders and soldiers have thought torture legitimate. Prior to the US’s wars in Iraq and ... More


Foreign Friends: Syngman Rhee, American Exceptionalism, and the Division of Korea

David P. Fields

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177199
eISBN:
9780813177250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177199.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines how Syngman Rhee and the Korean independence movement used the rhetoric of American exceptionalism to lobby the U.S. government and the American public for support between 1905 and ... More


Historical Roots of US Press Freedoms and Failures

Victor Pickard

in Democracy without Journalism?: Confronting the Misinformation Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190946753
eISBN:
9780190946791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946753.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 1 historicizes the journalism crisis, showing that in the United States commercial news media institutions have always been in crisis. The chapter first summarizes the history of the US press ... More


The Experts' War on Poverty: Social Research and the Welfare Agenda in Postwar America

Romain D. Huret

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780801450488
eISBN:
9781501709531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450488.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book traces the efforts of a dedicated community of experts to create a policy bureaucracy that reigned until Richard Nixon implemented the Family Assistance Plan in 1969. Although they toiled ... More


Nationalism, Internationalism, and American Conservatives

Colin Dueck

in Age of Iron: On Conservative Nationalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190079369
eISBN:
9780190079390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079369.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides the framework for understanding American nationalism, liberal internationalism, and conservative foreign policy approaches in their various forms. The history, premises, and ... More


Global versus National: From TR to Eisenhower

Colin Dueck

in Age of Iron: On Conservative Nationalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190079369
eISBN:
9780190079390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079369.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the efforts of various Republican presidents and congressional leaders to balance nationalist with global foreign policy priorities between 1901 and 1960. Theodore Roosevelt ... More


A Short History of Risk Sharing in the US Monetary Union

Waltraud Schelkle

in The Political Economy of Monetary Solidarity: Understanding the Euro Experiment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198717935
eISBN:
9780191787416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717935.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter provides a historical account of the evolution of macroeconomic risk sharing in the US. The US example has often played a role in the debate between those who advocated a political union ... More


Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Kyle Burke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640730
eISBN:
9781469640754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640730.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Freedom fighters. Guerrilla warriors. Soldiers of fortune. The many civil wars and rebellions against communist governments drew heavily from this cast of characters. Yet from Nicaragua to ... More


Introduction

Nish Acharya

in The India-US Partnership: $1 Trillion by 2030

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199467235
eISBN:
9780199086740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467235.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the history of the relationship between the United States and India, from their common heritage as former British colonies with great diversity, and a common faith in ... More


Overshadowed by History

Chris Yogerst

in Hollywood Hates Hitler!: Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829757
eISBN:
9781496829801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829757.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter concludes Hollywood Hates Hitler. Yogerst writes that the 1941 Senate Investigation into Motion Picture Propaganda did not make, break, or define anyone. However, it served as a crowning ... More


Global versus National: From Goldwater to Bush

Colin Dueck

in Age of Iron: On Conservative Nationalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190079369
eISBN:
9780190079390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079369.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the efforts of various Republican presidents and congressional leaders to strike balances between nationalist and internationalist priorities between the 1960s and 2015. Barry ... More


Democracy without Journalism?: Confronting the Misinformation Society

Victor Pickard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190946753
eISBN:
9780190946791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946753.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Economy

Democracy without Journalism? is about the ongoing journalism crisis and the policies we need to confront it. It exposes the historical roots, market failures, and policy inaction that led to the ... More


The Political Economy of Monetary Solidarity: Understanding the Euro Experiment

Waltraud Schelkle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198717935
eISBN:
9780191787416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717935.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Creating the European monetary union between diverse and unequal nation states is one of the biggest social experiments in history. This book offers an explanation of how the euro experiment came ... More


Gene Patenting and the Product-of-Nature Doctrine

Myles W. Jackson

in The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028660
eISBN:
9780262327190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter traces the CCR5 gene’s intellectual property lineage. It discusses how genes became patentable in the United States by offering a history of patent law, particularly cases that have been ... More


Ted Shawn: His Life, Writings, and Dances

Paul A. Scolieri

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199331062
eISBN:
9780190050580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199331062.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This book is the first critical biography of Ted Shawn (1891–1972), the self-proclaimed “Father of American Dance.” Based on extensive archival research, it offers an in-depth examination of Shawn’s ... More


Age of Iron: On Conservative Nationalism

Colin Dueck

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190079369
eISBN:
9780190079390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079369.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Age of Iron attempts to describe the past, present, and possible future of conservative nationalism in American foreign policy. It argues that a kind of conservative US nationalism long predates the ... More


White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Justin Gomer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655802
eISBN:
9781469655826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655802.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The racial ideology of colorblindness has a long history. In 1963, Martin Luther King famously stated, "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not ... More


The Not-So-Infernal Revenue Service?: Tax Collection, Citizens, and Compliancein the United States from the Eighteenthto the Twentieth Centuries

Romain Huret

in The Leap of Faith: The Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198796817
eISBN:
9780191838484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796817.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter describes the central issue of tax collection and the reasons why people still comply with the federal tax system in the United States. The current coercive model implies that fear and ... More


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