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Inventing “National Rice”: The National Goods Movement and the Issue of Rice Quality

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents a description on the National Goods Movement and the issue of rice quality. The National Goods Movement offered the foreign-rice tax scheme a favorable social environment. ... More


The Chinese Medical Revolution and the National Medicine Movement

Sean Hsiang-lin Lei

in Neither Donkey nor Horse: Medicine in the Struggle over China's Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226169880
eISBN:
9780226169910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169910.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 5 documents the key historic events that led to the rise of the National Medicine Movement. In March 1929, the National Board of Health unanimously passed a resolution to abolish the practice ... More


Defending Dual Federalism: A Self-Defeating Act

Sotirios A. Barber

in Federalism and Subsidiarity: NOMOS LV

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479868858
eISBN:
9781479821303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868858.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines whether there is a case for dual federalism. It first considers the main ideas of Marshallian federalism and its defense by John Marshall in his opinion, McCulloch v. Maryland ... More


Defending Dual Federalism: A Bad Idea, But Not Self-Defeating

Michael Blake

in Federalism and Subsidiarity: NOMOS LV

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479868858
eISBN:
9781479821303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868858.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter responds to an article by Sotirios A. Barber, who argued that defending dual federalism is a self-defeating act because it denies the existence of both a controlling national good, such ... More


Assessing the US Congress

Ross M. English

in The United States Congress

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063084
eISBN:
9781781700228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063084.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter addresses the question of whether Congress ‘works’. It considers the challenges faced by the modern Congress and introduces the term gridlock, which refers to an inability by the ... More


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