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African American Women: Intersectionality in Politics

Jamila Celestine Michener, Andrew Dilts and Cathy J. Cohen.

in The Oxford Handbook of African American Citizenship, 1865-Present

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Economy; US Politics. 11092 words.

Political participation has been a fundamental constant in the lives of African American people. Whether it is voting, membership in social/political community organizations, or...

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Assessing the Unilateral Presidency

Richard W. Waterman.

in The Oxford Handbook of the American Presidency

August 2009; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Political Economy. 10481 words.

This article summarizes the literature on the president's unilateral powers and explores the implications of the related unitary executive model. It first investigates the association...

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Budgeting for National Security

Rodney Bent.

in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. National Security

July 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US Politics; Public Policy; Political Economy. 5516 words.

This chapter explains basic concepts used by the executive branch and Congress in requesting and allocating federal budget resources for national security. It provides a context for...

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Choice‐Theoretic Approaches to Bureaucratic Structure

Jonathan Bendor and Thomas H. Hammond.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Bureaucracy

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Economy; US Politics. 11603 words.

This article summarizes several major choice-theoretic approaches to bureaucratic structure. It begins by presenting the contributions of four choice-theoretic approaches to the...

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The Deep Semiotic Structure of Deservingness

Sanford F. Schram.

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Political Economy. 10914 words.

This chapter uses semiotics to suggest that combating the prevailing biases of the neoliberalized welfare state must of necessity confront how those biases are built on a deeply sedimented...

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Economic Development in New York State

Jonathan Drapkin.

in The Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics

September 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Political Economy. 13930 words.

This article describes development in the economy of New York State. National and international trends play a large role in the decline of New York's manufacturing economy. New York's...

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The End of Social Work

Sanford F. Schram.

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Political Economy. 9574 words.

This chapter highlights the reach of neoliberalism in remaking the welfare state. Welfare-to-work and drug treatment programs are contrasted to highlight how profoundly different forms of...

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Experimental Methods, Agency Incentives, and the Study of Bureaucratic Behavior

Gary J. Miller and Andrew B. Whitford.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Bureaucracy

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Economy; US Politics. 11006 words.

This article explores the key attributes of applying experimental methods to the study of bureaucracy. It engages in experimental research on incentives, structure, and other fundamental...

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Game Theory and the Study of the American Presidency

Brandice Canes‐Wrone.

in The Oxford Handbook of the American Presidency

August 2009; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Political Economy. 9624 words.

This article describes how game theory has contributed to the understanding of the American presidency as well as how future research could use this technique to advance the understanding...

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Getting Beyond Neoliberalism

Sanford F. Schram.

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Political Economy. 10007 words.

This chapter examines the issue of how to respond to the growing neoliberalization of the welfare state. The chapter makes the case that neoliberalism is hegemonic and there is nothing to...

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Jack L. Walker, “The Diffusion of Innovations among the American States”

David Levi-Faur.

in The Oxford Handbook of Classics in Public Policy and Administration

March 2015; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Political Economy. 9998 words.

This chapter focuses on Jack L. Walker’s 1969 paper “The Diffusion of Innovations among the American States,” which analyzes the phenomenon of diffusion as well as interdependent...

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Middle-Class Melancholia

Sanford F. Schram.

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Political Economy. 10912 words.

This chapter examines the contrasting responses to the recent shift in the political economy by Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party. The chapter makes use of the idea of melancholia...

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New York in Fiscal Federalism

Robert B. Ward.

in The Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics

September 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Political Economy. 11221 words.

This article explores New York State's dollars-and-cents relationship with Washington and the nation in the context of broad changes over time in the respective fiscal roles of Washington...

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The Next Neoliberal Thing

Sanford F. Schram.

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Political Economy. 7624 words.

This chapter examines the development of social impact bonds as arguably the quintessential example of neoliberalization and marketization of the welfare state. Social impact bonds are...

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Occupy Precarity

Sanford F. Schram.

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Political Economy. 8115 words.

This chapter looks in depth at the political potential reflected in Occupy Wall Street as a protest movement. The chapter examines how Occupy can be seen as successful as a protest movement...

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The Political Economy of Security

Norrin M. Ripsman, Rosella Cappella Zielinski and Kaija E. Schilde.

in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. National Security

July 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: US Politics; Public Policy; Political Economy. 7200 words.

National security has typically been studied as analytically separate and distinct from political economy. This chapter explores the economic underpinnings of national security and, in...

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The Public Fisc in New York State

Charles Brecher.

in The Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics

September 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Public Policy; Political Economy. 10528 words.

This article elaborates on the understanding of New York's public fiscal position. The choice of counting rules has a dramatic impact on the understanding of the size of government and...

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The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

Sanford F. Schram.

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Book. Subjects: US Politics; Political Economy. 272 pages.

This volume plumbs the depths of neoliberalism as the prevailing political‐economic logic of the current era of increasing inequality. Chapters address how it contributes to the growing...

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The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

Sanford F. Schram.

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Political Economy. 10804 words.

This chapter traces the development of political-economic change in the current period of neoliberalization of the welfare state. The chapter poses the question of whether the arc of...

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Schooling the Corporatized Citizen

Sanford F. Schram.

in The Return of Ordinary Capitalism

October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Political Economy. 6799 words.

This chapter examines the neoliberalization of education policy at all levels of schooling from the elementary and secondary schools to colleges and universities. The chapter highlights...

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