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Big government and affirmative action : the scandalous history of the Small Business Administration, Jonathan J. Bean

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Big government and affirmative action : the scandalous history of the Small Business Administration
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Big government and affirmative action
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the scandalous history of the Small Business Administration
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Jonathan J. Bean
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eng
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David Stockman, Ronald Reagan's budget director, proclaimed the Small Business Administration a ""billion-dollar waste -- a rathole, "" and set out to abolish the agency. His scathing critique was but the latest attack on an agency better known as the ""Small Scandal Administration."" Loans to criminals, government contracts for minority ""fronts, "" the classification of American Motors as a small business, Whitewater, and other scandals -- the Small Business Administration has lurched from one embarrassment to another. Despite the scandals and the policy failures, the SBA thrives and small bus
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Big government and affirmative action : the scandalous history of the Small Business Administration, Jonathan J. Bean
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Big government and affirmative action : the scandalous history of the Small Business Administration, Jonathan J. Bean
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130hqrn
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  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Politics and Patronage; Birth of the SBA; Interest-group Representation; The Administration of William D. Mitchell; Wendell Barnes Takes Over; Election-Year Politics; The Fourth Banking System; Conclusion; 2. Small Business on the New Frontier; John F. Kennedy and the Politics of Small Business; The Smalls Versus the ""Not-So-Smalls""; Procurement Preferences; Kennedy, Big Business, and the SBA; Toward ""The Other America""; 3. The Entrepreneurial Era; Foley's Innovations
  • The Evolution of Affirmative ActionBlack Enterprise and the War on Poverty; Conclusion; 4. Crisis and Consolidation; Time of Troubles; SBICs and the Redefinition of ""Small""; Sizing up Small Business; The Urban Crisis and Affirmative Action; Conclusion; 5. The Agony of Hilary Sandoval; Nixonomics and the Politics of Small Business; Hilary Sandoval, 1969-1970; Affirmative Action Controversy; 6. The Small Scandal Administration; Restructuring a Disorganized Agency, 1971-1972; The 1972 Election; The Scandals of 1973; The Firestorm over Minority Enterprise; The SBA and ""New"" Regulation
  • Conclusion7. Small Business in an Age of Big Government; The Ford Years, 1974 -1976; The Carter Years; Affirmative Action Comes of Age; The Rise of the Small Business Lobby; Looking Backward: 1970-1980; 8. Eternal Life; The Reagan Revolution, 1981-1984; Reagan Champions Quotas; The Wedtech Scandal; The Battle to Abolish the SBA, 1985-1987; What ""Revolution""?; The Bush-Clinton Years; Conclusion; Interest-Group Representation; Affirmative Action; Government Growth; Reinventing Government; Appendix A: Chronology; Appendix B: Graphing Growth; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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