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Clio’s Lost Tribe: Public Policy History Since 1978

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/9780691150734.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the history of U.S. public policy since 1978. It first considers the professional development of public historians before discussing the arguments that policy historians make ... 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


Artists of the Possible: Governing Networks and American Policy since 1945

Matt Grossmann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199967834
eISBN:
9780199370726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967834.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book presents a new view of American policymaking, focusing on networks of actors responsible for policymaking. Policy change is not easily predictable from election results or public opinion ... More


Aggregating Policy History

Matt Grossmann

in Artists of the Possible: Governing Networks and American Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199967834
eISBN:
9780199370726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967834.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter advocates the use of policy histories, scholarly accounts of the political activities surrounding American national policy in each issue area, for understanding policy change. The chapter ... More


Conservatism and American Political Development

Brian J. Glenn and Steven M. Teles (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195373929
eISBN:
9780199852291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373929.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

American political development (APD) is a core subfield in American political science, and focuses on political and policy history. For a variety of reasons, most of the focus in the twentieth ... More


History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book chronicles the history of education policymaking in India. The focus of the book is on the period from 1964 when the landmark Kothari Commission was constituted; however, to put the policy ... More


Development of social policy in Japan

Kingo Tamai

in Comparing social policies: Exploring new perspectives in Britain and Japan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343666
eISBN:
9781447301967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343666.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the history of social policy making, focusing on the development of the social insurance schemes. The analysis focuses on four rough chronological periods: the pre-war period; ... More


Indigenous policy: Canberra consensus on a neoliberal project of improvement

Jon Altman

in Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter does four things. First it provides a brief history of Australian Indigenous affairs in the modern policy era that began with a 1967 Constitutional Referendum. Second, it looks at ... More


The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

Ever since the Industrial Revolution of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, industrialization has been the key to modern economic growth. The fact that modern industry originated in ... More


Pakistan: a journey of poverty-induced shame

Sohail Choudhry

in The shame of it: Global perspectives on anti-poverty policies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308713
eISBN:
9781447312093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308713.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins with a discussion of the changing political discourse in Pakistan from the 1960s until today, concerning welfare that prioritized economic growth by way of creating infrastructure ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


The Historiography of Environmental History

J. R. McNeill

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter discusses the emergence of environmental history, which developed in the context of the environmental concerns that began in the 1960s with worries about local industrial pollution, but ... More


The Multiple and Changing Purposes of Foreign Policy

Gunther Hellmann, Andreas Fahrmeir, and Miloš Vec

in The Transformation of Foreign Policy: Drawing and Managing Boundaries from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783862
eISBN:
9780191826511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783862.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Using the 2015 European refugee crisis as a starting point, this chapter draws together the arguments developed in the volume: that foreign policy as boundary drawing is a fundamental political ... More


Transfer State: The Idea of a Guaranteed Income and the Politics of Redistribution in Modern Britain

Peter Sloman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198813262
eISBN:
9780191851254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813262.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The idea of a guaranteed minimum income has been central to British social policy debates for more than a century. Since the First World War, a variety of market economists, radical activists, and ... More


The Role of Agriculture in ‘Catching up’: A Gerschenkronian Perspective

C. Peter Timmer

in Diverse Development Paths and Structural Transformation in the Escape from Poverty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198737407
eISBN:
9780191800788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737407.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter speculates on the possible advantages to ‘backwardness’ in a poor country’s agricultural sector, based on early classroom exposure to Gerschenkron, plus later research and teaching ... More


Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Susan D. Carle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This book uncovers the forgotten contributions of late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century national organizations—including the National Afro-American League, the National Afro-American ... More


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