State Capacity and Economic Intervention in the Early New Deal
Theda Skocpol and Kenneth Finegold look at the attempts of the early New Deal (1933-35) to regulate prices and production and compare the historically developed administrative and planning capacities of different parts of the U.S. federal government. Their focus on state capacities contrasts with the explanatory emphases on social groups or economic conditions that are common to arguments based on pluralist or Marxian theoretical premises.
Accomplished and Embattled: Understanding Obama's Presidency, Theda Skocpol and Lawrence R. Jacobs
The Democratic Wish: Popular Participation and the Limits of American Government, James A. Morone Reviewed by Theda Skocpol
Expanding Social Benefits: The Role of Social Security, G. John Ikenberry and Theda Skocpol
Without Precedent: The Life and Career of Eleanor Roosevelt, Joan Hoff-Wilson and Marjorie Lightman, eds. Reviewed by Theda Skocpolmore by this author
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