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Chasing PhantomsReality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11

Chasing Phantoms: Reality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11

Michael Barkun

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834701
eISBN:
9781469603230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877692_barkun
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although a report by the congressionally mandated Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation, and Terrorism concluded that biological or nuclear weapons were very ... More

Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Thomas W. Devine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469602042_Devine
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the presidential campaign of 1948, Henry Wallace set out to challenge the conventional wisdom of his time, blaming the United States, instead of the Soviet Union, for the Cold War, denouncing the ... More

No More WorkWhy 'Full Employment' is a Bad Idea, or, what Happens when Work Disappears

No More Work: Why 'Full Employment' is a Bad Idea, or, what Happens when Work Disappears

James Livingston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630656
eISBN:
9781469630670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630656.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

For centuries we’ve believed that work was where you learned discipline, initiative, honesty, self-reliance--in a word, character. A job was also, and not incidentally, the source of your income: if ... More

The Roots of Modern ConservatismDewey, Taft, and the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party

The Roots of Modern Conservatism: Dewey, Taft, and the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party

Michael Bowen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834855
eISBN:
9781469602752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869192_bowen
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Between 1944 and 1953, a power struggle emerged between New York governor Thomas Dewey and U.S. senator Robert Taft of Ohio that threatened to split the Republican Party. This book reveals how this ... More

To Right These WrongsThe North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America

To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America

Robert R. Korstad and James L. Leloudis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833797
eISBN:
9781469603674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895740_korstad
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

When Governor Terry Sanford established the North Carolina Fund in 1963, he saw it as a way to provide a better life for the “tens of thousands whose family income is so low that daily subsistence is ... More

Understanding Health Inequalities and JusticeBridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Mara Buchbinder, Michele Rivkin-Fish, and Rebecca Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Amidst ongoing debate about health care reform, the need for informed analyses of U.S. health policy is greater than ever. The twelve original essays in this volume show that common public debates ... More

Why America Lost the War on Poverty—and How to Win it

Why America Lost the War on Poverty—and How to Win it

Frank Stricker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831113
eISBN:
9781469603575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882290_stricker
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This assessment of poverty and policy in the United States from 1950 to the present examines an era that has seen serious discussion about the causes of poverty and unemployment. Analyzing the War on ... More

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