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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.""--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
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 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legislative power
  • Legislation
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Congress, progressive reform, and the new American state, Robert Harrison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
52478557
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 293 pages
Isbn
9780521827898
Lccn
2003055310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Congress, progressive reform, and the new American state, Robert Harrison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
52478557
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 293 pages
Isbn
9780521827898
Lccn
2003055310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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