Warehouse Stock Clearance Sale

Grab a bargain today!


A Fabulous Failure
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

About the Author

Nelson Lichtenstein is Research Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His books include State of the Union: A Century of American Labor (Princeton). Judith Stein (1940–2017) was Distinguished Professor of History at City College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her books include Pivotal Decade: How the United States Traded Factories for Finance in the Seventies.

Reviews

"Dazzlingly impressive in its scope and depth. . . . A Fabulous Failure serves as an indispensable resource to anyone, providing fresh insight into topics like the health care debacle (including a careful discussion of why Obama succeeded where Clinton failed), the NAFTA debate, and the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, all of which have been covered elsewhere. At the same time, it spotlights issues such as trade policy with Japan and workplace management that have been given short shrift by other historians."---Lily Geismer, American Prospect

"In demonstrating both the internal and external limits on the Clinton administration’s ability to strengthen the welfare state, Lichtenstein and Stein have not only provided a singularly useful analysis of global capitalism at the end of the twentieth century — they have also shown how popular movements are crucial in realizing meaningful social change. . . . And in dissecting the passion play that was the Clinton administration, A Fabulous Failure provides an immensely usable history. Because the problems with which Clinton struggled — how to create growth and redistribute it in the context of a world characterized by strong economic competition — remain with us."---Jason Resnikoff, Jacobin

"Splendid."---James K. Galbraith, EH.net

"A progressive perspective on why the Clinton administration delivered so little."
*Kirkus Reviews*

"A Fabulous Failure does a marvelous job delivering on both [Clinton’s] policy and politics in a highly readable narrative."---Paul A. Myers, Myersbooks History

"[A] very persuasive read."---David Marx, David Marx Book Reviews

"The most comprehensive and scholarly account of the administration of President Bill Clinton focused on domestic policy that one could hope to read. . . . An excellent work."
*Choice*

"Timely and valuable. . . .An intricate account of the Clinton administration’s indeed many failures, as judged in retrospect."---Grit Grigoleit-Richter, H-Soz-Kult

Ask a Question About this Product More...
 
Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling A Fabulous Failure: The Clinton Presidency and the Transformation of American Capitalism (Politics and Society in Modern America) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.

Back to top