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When Government Helped : Learning from the Successes and Failures of the New Deal

By: Collins, Sheila.
Contributor(s): Goldberg, Gertrude.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2013Description: 1 online resource (360 p.).ISBN: 9780199990702.Subject(s): Depressions -- 1929 -- United States | New Deal, 1933-1939 | Recessions -- United States | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 | United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009- | United States -- Economic policy -- 1933-1945 | United States -- Economic policy -- 2009-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: When Government Helped : Learning from the Successes and Failures of the New DealDDC classification: 338.973 | 973.917 LOC classification: HC106.3 .W43 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Introduction; 1. Public Attitudes Toward Government: The Social and Political Contexts of the Great Depression and Great Recession; 2. A Tale of Two Crises: A Comparative View of the Political Economy of the Great Depression and Great Recession; 3. The Bottom-Up Recovery: A New Deal in Banking and Public Finance; 4. A Decade of Dissent: The New Deal and Popular Movements; 5. Labor Militance and the New Deal: Some Lessons for Today; 6. The New Deal's Direct Job- Creation Strategy: Providing Employment Assurance for American Workers
7. The New Deal and the Creation of an American Welfare State8. The Democratization of Culture: The Legacy of the New Deal Arts Programs; 9. The Rightful Heritage of All: The Environmental Lessons of the Great Depression and the New Deal Response; 10. New Deal Agricultural Policy: The Unintended Consequences of Supply Management; 11. Conclusion: Learning from the Successes and Failures of the New Deal; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary: The global financial crisis of 2007-2008 was the most severe since the Great Depression. This book is a systematic evaluation of the parallels between the Great Depression and the 2007-2008 global economic meltdown. Although many books have been written on this topic, the unique aspect of this book is the analysis of the positive and negative lessons for contemporary policy-making of the New Deal response to the crisis, through viewing both the New Deal and the recent economic crisis in combination with the environmental crises of both eras. Integrating a unique blend of disciplines, this volu
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Introduction; 1. Public Attitudes Toward Government: The Social and Political Contexts of the Great Depression and Great Recession; 2. A Tale of Two Crises: A Comparative View of the Political Economy of the Great Depression and Great Recession; 3. The Bottom-Up Recovery: A New Deal in Banking and Public Finance; 4. A Decade of Dissent: The New Deal and Popular Movements; 5. Labor Militance and the New Deal: Some Lessons for Today; 6. The New Deal's Direct Job- Creation Strategy: Providing Employment Assurance for American Workers

7. The New Deal and the Creation of an American Welfare State8. The Democratization of Culture: The Legacy of the New Deal Arts Programs; 9. The Rightful Heritage of All: The Environmental Lessons of the Great Depression and the New Deal Response; 10. New Deal Agricultural Policy: The Unintended Consequences of Supply Management; 11. Conclusion: Learning from the Successes and Failures of the New Deal; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z

The global financial crisis of 2007-2008 was the most severe since the Great Depression. This book is a systematic evaluation of the parallels between the Great Depression and the 2007-2008 global economic meltdown. Although many books have been written on this topic, the unique aspect of this book is the analysis of the positive and negative lessons for contemporary policy-making of the New Deal response to the crisis, through viewing both the New Deal and the recent economic crisis in combination with the environmental crises of both eras. Integrating a unique blend of disciplines, this volu

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Sheila D. Collins, Professor Emerita of Political Science, William Paterson UniversityGertrude Schaffner Goldberg, Professor Emerita of Social Policy, Adelphi University

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