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The Forgotten Legacy of the New Deal: Fiscal Conservatism and the Roosevelt Administration, 1933–1938

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines fiscal conservatism under the Roosevelt administration. Fiscal conservatism has been linked to liberalism since the construction of the New Deal state. Indeed, a pragmatic ... More


Paying for Medicare: Benefits, Budgets, and Wilbur Mills’s Policy Legacy

Eric Patashnik

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the origins and consequences of Medicare's peculiar bifurcated structure, focusing on the role played by former House Ways and Means Committee chair Wilbur D. Mills. It shows ... More


Infrastructure Investment and the Management of Risk

Phillip O'Neill

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Infrastructure is a rapidly emerging urban economic sector. This arises from a variety of forces including fiscal conservatism by governments and the associated privatization and corporatization of ... More


The United Kingdom: The Triumph of Fiscal Realism?

Andrew Gamble

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The financial crash of 2008 ended a long period of growth in the British economy. Measures taken to prevent the crash turning into a slump transformed the banking crisis into a fiscal crisis, with ... More


When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy

Mark Baldassare

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214859
eISBN:
9780520921368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214859.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

When Orange County, California, filed for Chapter 9 protection on December 6, 1994, it became the largest municipality in United States history to declare bankruptcy. Providing a comprehensive ... More


“Where Is the Money Coming From?”1 the Reconstruction of Social Security Finance

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how Social Security finance was reconstructed in response to actions by Congress, which abolished the mandate for a large reserve and authorized the use of general revenue to ... More


The Orange County Setting

Mark Baldassare

in When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214859
eISBN:
9780520921368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214859.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Orange County is a place that is widely known but largely misunderstood. Many see it as vastly different from other U.S. communities. In fact, Orange County has a lot in common with many other ... More


The Tea Party and the Religious Right Movements: Frenemies with Benefits

Peter Montgomery

in Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520274228
eISBN:
9780520954106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274228.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter takes up the question of the relations between the religious right and the Tea Party. In its split between libertarianism and social conservatism, the Tea Party is writing a new chapter ... More


Of Mama Grizzlies and Politics: Women And The Tea Party

Melissa Deckman

in Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520274228
eISBN:
9780520954106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274228.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter offers a preliminary assessment of women who support the Tea Party. Using data from a cross-sectional, national survey jointly conducted by the Pew Research Center for the People and the ... More


Mr. President (Have Pity on the Fighting Man): Nixon’s Right Turn for America, Wrong Result for the Veterans

Mark Boulton

in Failing Our Veterans: The G.I. Bill and the Vietnam Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724873
eISBN:
9780814760420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724873.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Vietnam veterans' benefits became the subject of attacks from the conservative Right. World War II veterans came home to an expanding economy that offered numerous ... More


A Price on Patriotism: The Politics and Unintended Consequences of the 1966 G.I. Bill

Mark Boulton

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the political debates surrounding the passage of the 1966 Cold War G.I. Bill, the first G.I. bill of the Vietnam era. Unlike the earlier World War II and Korean Conflict wartime ... More


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