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Title 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

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Russell Sage Foundation, [2011]
2011
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 RWU Main Library  HC106.84 .R43 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HC106.84 .R43 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 448 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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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
LC subject United States -- Economic policy -- 2009-
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Polarization (Social sciences) -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Recessions -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Add Author Skocpol, Theda
Jacobs, Lawrence R
ISBN 9780871548559 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0871548550 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781610447119 (ebook)
1610447115 (ebook)