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Coverage for grant FA-51428-05

Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State
Michele Dauber, Stanford University

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The Welfare State's Secret Weapon (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Christopher Shea
Publication: Chronicle of Higher Education
Date: 12/7/2012
Abstract: This article discusses the importance of the author's research on the history of disaster relief in the development of the US welfare state.

How FDR Won the War of Public Perception (Review)
Author(s): Sam Worley
Publication: Chicago Reader
Date: 12/10/2012
Abstract: This article reviews the book and discusses the importance of the disaster relief precedent in the political and public relations strategies of the New Deal. The author of the review echoes the book's suggestion that President Obama could emulate FDR's approach to good effect.

Poverty Requires Disaster Relief (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Michele Landis Dauber
Publication: American Prospect
Date: 12/14/2012
Abstract: The author of the Sympathetic State argues that a long-term plan for rebuilding a progressive political majority should work to rehabilitate redistribution by connecting it to the popular program of disaster relief.