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Title To promote the general welfare [electronic resource] : the case for big government / edited by Steven Conn.
Publication Info New York, NY : Oxford University Press, c2012.



Descript xvii, 233 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents Looking for government in all the wrong places / Brian Balogh -- Transportation and the uniting of the nation / Zachary M. Schrag -- Uncle Sam at the blackboard : the federal government and American education / Jonathan Zimmerman -- Banking on government / Elizabeth Tandy Shermer -- Helmets : government power and the promise for security / Kevin Boyle -- The right to a decent home / Thomas J. Sugrue -- Solving the nation's number one health problem(s) / Karen Kruse Thomas -- Culture for the people : how government has fostered the arts and culture / Steven Conn -- From Franklin to Facebook : the civic mandate for American communications / Richard R. John -- From endeavor to achievement and back again : government's greatest hits in peril -- Notes -- Contibutors -- Index.
Note .
ISBN 9780199858552 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780199858538 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Subject United States -- Social policy -- 19th century.
United States -- Social policy -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Alt author Conn, Steven.
Descript xvii, 233 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents Looking for government in all the wrong places / Brian Balogh -- Transportation and the uniting of the nation / Zachary M. Schrag -- Uncle Sam at the blackboard : the federal government and American education / Jonathan Zimmerman -- Banking on government / Elizabeth Tandy Shermer -- Helmets : government power and the promise for security / Kevin Boyle -- The right to a decent home / Thomas J. Sugrue -- Solving the nation's number one health problem(s) / Karen Kruse Thomas -- Culture for the people : how government has fostered the arts and culture / Steven Conn -- From Franklin to Facebook : the civic mandate for American communications / Richard R. John -- From endeavor to achievement and back again : government's greatest hits in peril -- Notes -- Contibutors -- Index.
Note .
ISBN 9780199858552 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780199858538 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Subject United States -- Social policy -- 19th century.
United States -- Social policy -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Alt author Conn, Steven.

Subject United States -- Social policy -- 19th century.
United States -- Social policy -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Descript xvii, 233 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents Looking for government in all the wrong places / Brian Balogh -- Transportation and the uniting of the nation / Zachary M. Schrag -- Uncle Sam at the blackboard : the federal government and American education / Jonathan Zimmerman -- Banking on government / Elizabeth Tandy Shermer -- Helmets : government power and the promise for security / Kevin Boyle -- The right to a decent home / Thomas J. Sugrue -- Solving the nation's number one health problem(s) / Karen Kruse Thomas -- Culture for the people : how government has fostered the arts and culture / Steven Conn -- From Franklin to Facebook : the civic mandate for American communications / Richard R. John -- From endeavor to achievement and back again : government's greatest hits in peril -- Notes -- Contibutors -- Index.
Note .
Alt author Conn, Steven.
ISBN 9780199858552 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780199858538 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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