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Building a New American State: The Expansion of National Administrative Capacities, 1877-1920
Preface Part I. The State-Building Problem in American Political Development: 1. The new state and American political development 2. The early American state Part II. State Building as Patchwork,Expand
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The Search for American Political Development
1. The historical construction of politics 2. Unraveling the premise: the cultural critique 3. The institutional turn: rethinking order and change in time: 4. Political development: the definition 5.Expand
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The Reassociation of Ideas and Purposes: Racism, Liberalism, and the American Political Tradition
  • S. Skowronek
  • Sociology
  • American Political Science Review
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Racist and liberal ideals are said to anchor competing political traditions in America, but a juxtaposition of ideals obscures key processes of change in the cultural lexicon and misses much aboutExpand
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Formative acts : American politics in the making
Political actors are a diverse lot, animated and engaged by the prospect of change. Operating inside and outside the government, they are out to instigate change or inhibit it, to promote or deflectExpand
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Leadership by Definition: First Term Reflections on George W. Bush's Political Stance
George W. Bush elevated the value of definition in presidential leadership and made it central to his political stance. This was as much a strategic calculation of political advantage in the momentExpand
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Rethinking political institutions : the art of the state
Introduction Part I: Institutional Study and Its Boundaries1 Political Institutions and Social Power: Conceptual Explorations Claus O?e2 Power and Political Institutions Terry M. Moe3 PracticalExpand
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Regimes and Regime Building in American Government: A Review of Literature on the 1940s
The days when the New Deal offered scholars a reliable springboard for plunging into an analysis of contemporary American politics are long past. Any number of important changes-the revolution inExpand
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Studies in American political development
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