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The Resource Dust-up : asbestos litigation and the failure of commonsense policy reform, Jeb Barnes

Dust-up : asbestos litigation and the failure of commonsense policy reform, Jeb Barnes

Label
Dust-up : asbestos litigation and the failure of commonsense policy reform
Title
Dust-up
Title remainder
asbestos litigation and the failure of commonsense policy reform
Statement of responsibility
Jeb Barnes
Title variation
Asbestos litigation and the failure of commonsense policy reform
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In an era of polarization, narrow party majorities, and increasing use of supermajority requirements in the Senate, policy entrepreneurs must find ways to reach across the aisle and build bipartisan coalitions in Congress. One such coalition-building strategy is the "politics of efficiency," or reform that is aimed at eliminating waste from existing policies and programs. After all, reducing inefficiency promises to reduce costs without cutting benefits, which should appeal to members of both political parties, especially given tight budgetary constraints in Washington. Dust-Up explo
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnes, Jeb
Dewey number
344.04/6335
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF1297.A73
LC item number
B37 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Products liability
  • Damages
  • Asbestos
  • Law reform
  • LAW
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Asbestos
  • Damages
  • Law reform
  • Products liability
  • United States
Label
Dust-up : asbestos litigation and the failure of commonsense policy reform, Jeb Barnes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Today's challenging legislative environment and the politics of efficiency -- The asbestos crisis in the United States -- Asbestos litigation reform as a "likely" case for the politics of efficiency -- The puzzling politics of the Fair Act -- The asbestos case and the politics of efficiency -- The asbestos case, institutional change, and the judicialization of American policymaking
Control code
763156467
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 138 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017863
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebc765475
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2n0kcr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763156467
Label
Dust-up : asbestos litigation and the failure of commonsense policy reform, Jeb Barnes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Today's challenging legislative environment and the politics of efficiency -- The asbestos crisis in the United States -- Asbestos litigation reform as a "likely" case for the politics of efficiency -- The puzzling politics of the Fair Act -- The asbestos case and the politics of efficiency -- The asbestos case, institutional change, and the judicialization of American policymaking
Control code
763156467
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 138 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017863
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebc765475
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2n0kcr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763156467

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