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The Resource Congress, progressive reform, and the new American state, Robert Harrison

Congress, progressive reform, and the new American state, Robert Harrison

Label
Congress, progressive reform, and the new American state
Title
Congress, progressive reform, and the new American state
Statement of responsibility
Robert Harrison
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Congress, Progressive Reform, and the New American State provides detailed case studies of congressional legislation relating to railroad regulation, labor relations, and social policy and analyzes party and faction divisions in the House and Senate. It finds evidence of a fairly cohesive movement on the part of Congressmen from the South and Midwest to extend the regulatory powers of the federal government. However, many congressional progressives had serious reservations about the creation of powerful, partially autonomous regulatory agencies, and at key points their misgivings weakened the reforming impetus
  • Moreover, in rebelling against the disciplines of party government, the progressives themselves damaged the major source of central direction in congressional policymaking. Progressive reform undermined the system of party government without displacing it, ensuring that the modern American state would be a hybrid structure in which newer forms of governance coexisted with elements drawn from the older "state of courts and parties.""--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harrison, Robert
Dewey number
320/.6/097309041
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1041
LC item number
.H37 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • Legislative power
  • Legislation
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Legislation
  • Legislative power
  • Politics and government
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • United States
  • Politische Reform
  • Reformbewegung
  • Progressive Movement
  • Staatsorganisation
  • Progressivisme
  • Staatstoezicht
  • Staatsvorming
  • Het Congres
  • Politieke partijen
  • USA
Label
Congress, progressive reform, and the new American state, Robert Harrison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Congress and the nation -- The troubled subject of railroad regulation in the progressive era -- Congress and the "labor question" -- The ideal of a "model city" : Congress and the District of Columbia -- The Senate and progressive reform -- Patterns of republican insurgency in the House of Representatives -- Progressivism, democratic style -- Congress, progressive reform, and the new American state
Control code
560228346
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 293 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521827898
Lccn
2003055310
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560228346
Label
Congress, progressive reform, and the new American state, Robert Harrison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Congress and the nation -- The troubled subject of railroad regulation in the progressive era -- Congress and the "labor question" -- The ideal of a "model city" : Congress and the District of Columbia -- The Senate and progressive reform -- Patterns of republican insurgency in the House of Representatives -- Progressivism, democratic style -- Congress, progressive reform, and the new American state
Control code
560228346
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 293 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521827898
Lccn
2003055310
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560228346

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