Regulating A New Society / Edition 1

Regulating A New Society / Edition 1

by Morton Keller
     
 

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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.

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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

  • Introduction


Institutions

The Family and the State

  • The Matrix of Marriage

  • The Dilemmas of Divorce

  • Parent and Child


Church and State, School and Society

  • Church and State

  • School and Society


Issues

Private Rights and Civil Liberties

  • The Interests of Personality

  • Civil Liberties and Social Change

  • The Passions of Politics and War


Private Vices, Public Mores

  • Frailties of the Flesh

  • The Crusade against Drink

  • Jerusalem Lost


Crime and Punishment

  • The Face of Crime

  • Criminal Justice


Social Welfare

  • Comparative Perspectives

  • Poverty and Pensions

  • The Public's Health

  • The Condition of Labor


Groups

Immigrants and Aliens

  • Restriction

  • Aliens, Citizenship, and Race


Blacks and Whites

  • Progressivism and Race

  • Racism and Normalcy


Indians and Women

  • Assimilation

  • Suffrage


  • Abbreviations

  • Notes

  • Index

  • Modern Times: Images

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