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Reaching for a new deal : ambitious governance, economic meltdown, and polarized politics in Obama's first two years / Theda Skocpol and Lawrence R. Jacobs, editors
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2011
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Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HC106.84 .R43 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Economic policy -- 2009-
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Subject(s) Polarization (Social sciences) -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Recessions -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Physical Description vii, 448 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Reaching for a new deal: ambitious governance, economic meltdown, and polarized politics / Theda Skocpol, Lawrence R. Jacobs -- Hard-fought legacy: Obama, congressional democrats, and the struggle for comprehensive health care reform / Lawrence R. Jacobs, Theda Skocpol -- Eliminating the market middle-man: redirecting and expanding support for college students / Suzanne Mettler -- The contest of lobbies and disciplines: financial politics and regulatory reform / Daniel Carpenter -- The unsurprising failure of labor law reform and the turn to administrative action / Dorian T. Warren -- Surprising momentum: spurring education reform in states and localities / Lorraine M. McDonnell -- Obama's immigration reform: a tough sell for a grand bargain / John D. Skrentny -- Cold front: how the recession stalled Obama's clean-energy agenda / Judith A. Layzer -- Paying America's way: the fraught politics of taxes, investments, and budgetary responsibility / Andrea Louise Campbell
Alternate Author Skocpol, Theda
Jacobs, Lawrence R

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