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“The Most Glorious Story of Failure in the Business”: The Studebaker-Packard Corporation and the Origins of ERISA

James A. Wooten

in The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: A Political History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242739
eISBN:
9780520931398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242739.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter elaborates how Studebaker Corporation came to play its role in the political history of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The Studebaker-Packard Corporation terminated ... More


The Phoenix?

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0028
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Youngstown is a difficult place to find hope. Like many cities in the Steel Belt, it has never been the kind of town where most residents drink their morning coffee bright with optimism for the new ... More


The Vision Thing: George H. W. Bush and Clinton

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

George H.W. Bush pursued an aggressive and competent foreign policy. He intervened unilaterally to force regime change in Panama. After Iraq invaded Kuwait, he assembled a coalition of nations and ... More


Different Questions, Different Answers

George C. Edwards III

in Predicting the Presidency: The Potential of Persuasive Leadership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170374
eISBN:
9781400880980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170374.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the relative utility of the strategic position and persuasion perspectives in explaining the potential of presidential leadership by focusing on several prominent issues arising ... More


The Court Expands and Confronts Antigovernment Activity, 1992–2000

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Middle District Court during the Clinton years, 1992–2000. Clinton’s judicial nominations and his approach to the selection of judges and his Justice Department under Janet ... More


Where Do We Go from Here?

Tom Berg

in Minnesota's Miracle: Learning from the Government That Worked

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680528
eISBN:
9781452948690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680528.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter is concerned with the status of the government and economy since 1980. In Minnesota, the Democrats controlled the state senate throughout the period, while the House went back and forth ... More


Extreme Reversion Points and Party Leadership from 2011 through 2016

Justin Buchler

in Incremental Polarization: A Unified Spatial Theory of Legislative Elections, Parties and Roll Call Voting

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190865580
eISBN:
9780190872847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865580.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

When a majority party works on normal legislation, it faces a collective action problem of sincere voting, and must prevent legislators from centrist districts from voting against noncentrist ... More


Global Patterns of Digital Repression

Steven Feldstein

in The Rise of Digital Repression: How Technology is Reshaping Power, Politics, and Resistance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190057497
eISBN:
9780190057527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190057497.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents quantitative data to explain the main arguments of the book. Specifically, it provides pooled, cross-national, time-series data to describe global patterns of digital ... More


Transformation and Setbacks in Ethiopia

Steven Feldstein

in The Rise of Digital Repression: How Technology is Reshaping Power, Politics, and Resistance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190057497
eISBN:
9780190057527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190057497.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on political changes occurring in Ethiopia and their implications for digital technology. Since the early 2000s, Ethiopia has displayed a dismal track record when it comes to ... More


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