The Sympathetic State

Author: Michele Landis Dauber
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226923487
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Drawing on a variety of materials, including newspapers, legal briefs, political speeches, the art and literature of the time, and letters from thousands of ordinary Americans, Dauber shows that while this long history of government ...

Emergency Management And Social Intelligence

Author: Charna R. Epstein
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439847983
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Michele Landis, author of the sympathetic state: disaster relief and the origins of
the american Welfare state, argues that the origins of social welfare policy are
rooted in the first appropriations of federal aid for disaster-type events. Landis
argues that social welfare policy evolved from the federal government allocations
for fires, floods, droughts, and other disasters. From the first private bills for relief
of distress in the late 18th century, every successful claim enhanced the appeal
of ...

Disasters And The American State

Author: Patrick S. Roberts
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107025869
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Governing Security, The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies. ... “Let
Me Next Time Be 'Tried by Fire': Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American
Welfare State, 1789–1874.” Northwestern Law Review 92 (1998): 967–103. “The
Real Third Rail of American Politics.” In Catastrophe: Law, Politics, and the
Humanitarian Impulse. Austin Sarat and Javier Lezau, eds. Amherst, MA:
University of Massachusetts Press, 2009: 60–82. “The Sympathetic State.” Law
and History ...

Disaster And The Politics Of Intervention

Author: Andrew Lakoff
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231519257
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2 (Summer 2005); and Michelle Landis Dauber, “Let Me Next Time Be 'Tried by
Fire': Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State 1789–1874,”
Northwestern Law Review 92 (Spring 1998): 967–1034. 15 Federal Emergency
Management Agency, “FEMA History,” about/history.shtm (
accessed November 12, 2003). 16 National Governors' Association, 1978
Emergency Preparedness Project — Final Report (Washington, DC: NGA, 1978),

De Paul Law Review

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As I have elsewhere shown,5 the federal government has been involved in
compensating the victims of calamities of various kinds, including victims of what
we now call "terrorism," since the earliest days of the Republic. Here, I turn to one
such ... I argue, in brief, that in the political hazards faced by relief administrators
in these two cases we can see displayed, not only the moral logic of disaster
relief, but also that of its closely allied cousin, the welfare state. The political
aftermaths of ...

United States Code Service

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The Role of State Law in an Era of Federal Preemption: Lessons from
Environmental Regulation. 60 Law & Contemp Prob 203, Summer l997. Dauber.
Forum: "Overtaken by a Great Calamity:" Disaster Relief and the Origins of the
American Welfare State: The Sympathetic State. 23 Law & Hist Rev 387, Summer
2005. Dauber. Judicial Review and the Power of the Purse. 23 Law & Hist. Rev.
451, Summer 2005. Henretta. Forum: Liberalizm and the Liberal State: Charles
Evans Hughes ...


Author: American Society for Legal History
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M1CHELE LANDIS DAUBER (Stanford Law School) presented "The Sympathetic
State," which is part of a broader study entitled "Helping Ourselves: Disaster
Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State." Like Novak, Dauber rejects
the view that the Supreme Court "sharply constrained" federal intervention in the
economy before the New Deal. The conventional view is that the Supreme Court
was hostile to redistributive measures between 1865 and 1937. Dauber's
research ...

Women S Rights Law Reporter

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... Michele L. Dauber, Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare
State: The Sympathetic State. 23 Law & Hist. Rev. 387 (2005). 8. For a discussion
of the United States' treatment of victims of crime as opposed to victims of
terrorism, see, e.g.. Goldscheid, supra note 6, at 173, 177-206. 9. For more
information about Safe Horizon, see generally 10. For
the statutory scheme governing New York State's crime victim compensation
program, see N.Y. ...