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8. The Court and the world

8. The Court and the world  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365821
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754540.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199754540
American attitudes towards foreign law was initially ambivalent. The same can be said about foreign opinions towards American law. ‘The Court and the world’ looks at the extent the American ... More
Keynes: A Very Short Introduction

Keynes: A Very Short Introduction  

Robert Skidelsky

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778032
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199591640.001.0001
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book
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9780199591640
Keynes: A Very Short Introduction provides an insight into hils life and works, and explores Keynes's ethical and practical philosophy, and his monetary thought. John Maynard ... More
The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction

The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction  

Linda Greenhouse

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365821
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754540.001.0001
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book
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9780199754540
The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction tells the Court's story by drawing on its history and its written and unwritten rules to show how it really works. The Supreme ... More
6. The Court and the other branches

6. The Court and the other branches  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365821
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754540.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199754540
What does the phrase ‘separation of powers’ mean? Would the phrase ‘dynamic interaction’ be more accurate? ‘The Court and other branches’ examines the relationships between the president, ... More
1. Origins

1. Origins  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365821
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754540.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199754540
What does the Supreme Court do? How does that differ to the original intentions of the Framers in 1787? ‘Origins’ looks at the beginnings of the Supreme Court to see if this helps with ... More
3. The justices

3. The justices  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365821
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754540.003.0003
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9780199754540
How does someone become a Supreme Court justice? Theoretically, anyone who can get nominated by the president and confirmed by a majority vote of the Senate can be a Supreme Court justice. ... More
5. The suburbanization of American culture

5. The suburbanization of American culture  

Eric Avila

in American Cultural History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780190200619
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190200589.003.0006
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9780190200589
After World War II, the United States emerged as the world’s dominant superpower, inaugurating a golden age of prosperity and abundance. Depression and war were over, affording time to ... More
7. The End of the Beginning

7. The End of the Beginning  

Eric Rauchway

in The Great Depression and New Deal: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365609
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195326345.003.0007
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9780195326345
‘The End of the Beginning’ examines Roosevelt's pre-war administration from a broader perspective. Despite the dramatic changes taking place under his administration, Roosevelt was, in many ... More
7. Conclusion

7. Conclusion  

Donald Winch

in Malthus: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778360
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670413.003.0007
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9780199670413
‘Conclusion’ asks: What does Malthus have to say that is both new and true to an early twenty-first-century audience? It is now recognized that he posed many issues that are of continuing ... More
6. Presidents at work: making law and doing policy

6. Presidents at work: making law and doing policy  

Charles O. Jones

in The American Presidency: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
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Jul 2016
eISBN: 
9780190458232
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190458201.003.0006
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chapter
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9780190458201
How powerful ought the president to be? The role of president is one of decision maker. Presidents have to balance what is expected with what can be delivered. The Founders ensured that ... More
5. 1866–1900: Industrialization and its consequences

5. 1866–1900: Industrialization and its consequences  

Paul S. Boyer

in American History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365715
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195389142.003.0005
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9780195389142
Industrialization sparked a series of social changes as people poured into the cities. The new capitalist elite flaunted its wealth and political might, and class divisions increased. ... More

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