Regulating A New Society / Edition 1

Regulating A New Society / Edition 1

by Morton Keller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674753631

ISBN-13: 9780674753631

Pub. Date: 02/01/1996

Publisher: Harvard University Press

Morton Keller, a leading scholar of twentieth-century American history, describes the complex interplay between rapid economic change and regulatory policy. In its portrait of the response of American politics and law to a changing economy, this book provides a fresh understanding of emerging public policy for a modern nation.  See more details below

Overview

Morton Keller, a leading scholar of twentieth-century American history, describes the complex interplay between rapid economic change and regulatory policy. In its portrait of the response of American politics and law to a changing economy, this book provides a fresh understanding of emerging public policy for a modern nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674753631
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1996
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1The Family and the State13
The Matrix of Marriage
The Dilemmas of Divorce
Parent and Child
2Church and State, School and Society38
Church and State
School and Society
3Private Rights and Civil Liberties69
The Interests of Personality
Civil Liberties and Social Change
The Passions of Politics and War
4Private Vices, Public Mores109
Frailties of the Flesh
The Crusade against Drink
Jerusalem Lost
5Crime and Punishment149
The Face of Crime
Criminal Justice
6Social Welfare178
Comparative Perspectives
Poverty and Pensions
The Public's Health
The Condition of Labor
7Immigrants and Aliens219
Restriction
Aliens, Citizenship and Race
8Blacks and Whites251
Progressivism and Race
Racism and Normalcy
9Indians and Women282
Assimilation
Suffrage
Abbreviations311
Notes315
Index389

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