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The Resource Politics and Jobs : The Boundaries of Employment Policy in the United States, (electronic resource)

Politics and Jobs : The Boundaries of Employment Policy in the United States, (electronic resource)

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Politics and Jobs : The Boundaries of Employment Policy in the United States
Title
Politics and Jobs
Title remainder
The Boundaries of Employment Policy in the United States
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Americans claim a strong attachment to the work ethic and regularly profess support for government policies to promote employment. Why, then, have employment policies gained only a tenuous foothold in the United States? To answer this question, Margaret Weir highlights two related elements: the power of ideas in policymaking and the politics of interest formation. Rather than seeing policy as a straightforward outcome of public preferences, she shows how ideas frame the
  • Problems and how interests form around possibilities created by the interplay of ideas and politics. By examining Keynesian macroeconomic policy in the 1930s and 1940s, labor market policies in the 1960s and 1970s, and efforts to develop new planning mechanisms in the late 1970s, Weir shows how early decisions restricted the scope for later initiatives. As a result, policies in the 1960s emphasized racial differences and thus drew opposition for creating special interest
  • Measures for African-Americans. Highlighting the limited capacities of the American national state, employment policy also attracted charges of waste, fraud, and corruption. By the 1970s, antipathy to the federal government and racial antagonism dominated the politics in this field, and any ideas for new programs quickly became entangled with preexisting problems
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Weir, Margaret
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Full employment policies
  • Manpower policy
  • Public service employment
  • Emploi
  • Création d'emplois
  • Plein emploi
  • Marché du travail
  • États-Unis
  • Full employment policies
  • Manpower policy
  • Public service employment
  • United States
  • Werkgelegenheidsbeleid
  • Arbeidsmarkt
  • Plein emploi
  • Bureaux de placement
  • Politique du travail
  • Politique de l'emploi
  • États-Unis
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Economic Policy
Label
Politics and Jobs : The Boundaries of Employment Policy in the United States, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-229) and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page -- Half-title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of Abbreviations -- One. Innovation and Boundaries in American Policymaking -- Two. Creating an American Keynesianism -- Three. Race and the Politics of Poverty -- Four. Public Employment and the Politics of ""Corruption -- Five. The Political Collapse of Full Employment -- Six. Policy Boundaries and Political Possibilities -- Notes -- Index
Control code
on1239982488
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691227856
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1dd1dpp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1239982488
Label
Politics and Jobs : The Boundaries of Employment Policy in the United States, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-229) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page -- Half-title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of Abbreviations -- One. Innovation and Boundaries in American Policymaking -- Two. Creating an American Keynesianism -- Three. Race and the Politics of Poverty -- Four. Public Employment and the Politics of ""Corruption -- Five. The Political Collapse of Full Employment -- Six. Policy Boundaries and Political Possibilities -- Notes -- Index
Control code
on1239982488
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691227856
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1dd1dpp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1239982488

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