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Title Formative acts : American politics in the making / edited by Stephen Skowronek and Matthew Glassman
Imprint Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2007
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  JK275 .F67 2007    AVAILABLE    30650020019952
Descript vi, 444 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-427) and index
Formative acts / Stephen Skowronek and Matthew Glassman -- Part I. The actors -- The terrain of the political entrepreneur / Adam Sheingate -- Leadership and American political development / Bruce Miroff -- Agency and popular activism in American political culture / James Block -- Part II. Structure and opportunity -- A calculated enchantment of passion : Bryan and the "Cross of gold" in the 1896 Democratic National Convention / Richard Bensel -- Organizing for disorder : civil unrest, police control, and the invention of Washington, D.C. / Daniel Kryder -- Partisan entrepreneurship and policy windows : George Frisbie Hoar and the 1890 Federal Elections Bill / Richard M. Valelly -- Part III. Resetting the terms of government and politics -- Andrew Johnson and the politics of failure / Nicole Mellow and Jeffrey K. Tullis -- Forging a new grammar of equality and difference : Progressive Era sufffrage and reform / Eileen McDonagh -- The ground beneath our feet : language, culture, and political change / Victoria Hattam and Joseph Lowndes -- Part IV. At the interface of movements and the state -- Presidents and social movements : a logic and preliminary results / Elizabeth Sanders -- Leaders, citizenship movements, and the politics rivalries make / Daniel J. Tichenor -- The president in the vanguard : Lyndon Johnson and the civil rights insurgency / Sidney M. Milkis -- Part V. Insiders out to change things -- Entrepreneurial defenses of congressional power / Eric Schickler -- Inventing the institutional presidency : entreprenuership and the rise of the Bureau of the Budget, 1939-49 / Andrew Rudalevige -- Robust action and the strategic use of ambiguity in a bureaucratic cohort : FDA offices and the evolution of new drug regulations, 1950-70 / Daniel P. Carpenter and Colin D. Moore -- Retrospective : formative action and second acts / Elisabeth Clemens
Subject United States -- Politics and government
États-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement
Alt Author Skowronek, Stephen
Glassman, Matthew
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