New Directions in Policy History / Edition 1

New Directions in Policy History / Edition 1

by Julian E. Zelizer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0271027193

ISBN-13: 9780271027197

Pub. Date: 09/19/2005

Publisher: Penn State University Press

Emerging as a distinct subfield in the 1970s, policy history has come to earn a respected place in interdisciplinary scholarship today. In this volume, introduced by an essay that reviews the development of policy history and the intellectual and professional challenges it has faced, a distinguished group of historians, political scientists, and sociologists offers

Overview

Emerging as a distinct subfield in the 1970s, policy history has come to earn a respected place in interdisciplinary scholarship today. In this volume, introduced by an essay that reviews the development of policy history and the intellectual and professional challenges it has faced, a distinguished group of historians, political scientists, and sociologists offers ideas for how policy history might evolve and continue to grow in the years ahead.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780271027197
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Publication date:
09/19/2005
Series:
Issues in Policy History
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction: New Directions in Policy History, Julian E. Zelizer

1. Beyond Weak and Strong: Rethinking the State in Comparative Policy History, Peter Baldwin

2. The Study of Policy Development, Paul Pierson

3. Ideology and Public Policy: Antistatism in American Welfare State Transformation, Jill Quadagno and Debra Street

4. On the Importance of Naming: Gender, Race, and the Writing of Policy History, Eileen Boris

5. Diplomatic History and Policy History: Finding Common Ground, Robert J. McMahon

6. “Saint George and the Dragon”: Courts and the Development of the Administrative State in Twentieth-Century America, Reuel Schiller

7. Bringing the Welfare State Back In: The Promise (and Perils) of the New Social Welfare History, Jacob S. Hacker

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