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Published: 22 November 2013

360 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199990696

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When Government Helped

Learning from the Successes and Failures of the New Deal

Edited by Sheila D. Collins and Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

  • Provides for the first time a systematic examination of the relationship between the various social movements of the 1930s and New Deal reforms.
  • Treats in one volume a wide gamut of policy arenas and political forces, including not only the role of policy elites, but of social movements.
  • Handles some areas that have not been included among the usual policy issues considered when comparing both periods, such as the environment.
  • Diverse, interdisciplinary backgrounds of authors and editors

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