The social divide political parties and the future of activist government / Margaret Weir, editor

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Subjects: United States--Social policy--1993-
United States--Politics and government--1993-2001
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Political parties--United States
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York, N.Y. : Russell Sage Foundation, c1998
LC Classification: H, HN
Table of Contents: 1. Political Parties and Social Policymaking / Margaret Weir 1
2. A Tale of Two Congresses: Social Policy in the Clinton Years / John Ferejohn 49
3. The Politicization of Public Opinion: The Fight for the Pulpit / Lawrence R. Jacobs, Robert Y. Shapiro 83
4. The Deficit and the Politics of Domestic Reform / Paul Pierson 126
5. The Politics of Health Care Policy: Overreaching in an Age of Polarization / Mark A. Peterson 181
6. Inviting Business to the Party: The Corporate Response to Social Policy / Cathie Jo Martin 230
7. Wages and Jobs: What Is the Public Role? / Margaret Weir 268
8. The Troubled Success of Crime Policy / Ann Chih Lin 312
9. Ending Welfare as We Know It / R. Kent Weaver 361
10. Race and the Politics of Social Policy / Linda Faye Williams 417
11. Urban Policy at the Crossroads / John Mollenkopf 464
12. American Politics and the Future of Social Policy / Margaret Weir 506
Contributors 531
Index 533
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 97033819 (OCoLC)37594175
Additional Authors: Weir, Margaret,1952-
NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 97033819
ISBN: 0585098816 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0815792883
ISBN: 0815792875
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Political parties and social policymaking / Margaret Weir -- A tale of two congresses: social policy in the Clinton years / John Ferejohn -- The politicization of public opinion: the fight for the pulpit / L. R. Jacobs and R. Y. Shapiro -- The deficit and the politics of domestic reform / Paul Pierson -- The politics of health care policy: overreaching in an age of polarization / M. A. Peterson -- Inviting buisiness to the party: the corporate response to social policy / C. J. Martin -- Wages and jobs: what is the public role? / Margaret Weir -- The troubled success of crime policy / Ann Chih Lin -- Ending welfare as we know it / R. Kent Weaver -- Race and the politics of social policy / L. F. Williams -- Urban policy at the crossroads / John Mollenkopf -- American politics and the future of social policy / Margaret Weir
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: x, 555 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 42330990
ISBN/ISSN: 0585098816
0815792883
0815792875

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