Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
E-Books/E-Docs
Author Rottinghaus, Brandon, 1977-

Title The provisional pulpit [electronic resource] : modern presidential leadership of public opinion / Brandon Rottinghaus.

Imprint College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2010.

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xx, 318 p. : ill.
Series Joseph V. Hughes Jr. and Holly O. Hughes series on the presidency and leadership
Presidency and leadership (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-306) and index.
Contents Questions and quandaries of presidential leadership -- The constrained presidency: a conditional theory of presidential leadership -- Presidential (non-) leadership of public opinion -- Successful presidential leadership of public opinion -- Case studies of successful leadership (domestic policy) -- Nixon implements wage and price controls -- Reagan and the negotiation over the budget -- Clinton and the budget debate -- Case studies of unsuccessful leadership (domestic policy) -- Kennedy's Medicare proposal -- Ford attempts to 'whip inflation now' -- Reagan 'reforms' social security -- Case studies of successful leadership (foreign policy) -- Evolution of Johnson's Vietnam policy -- Carter on the Panama Canal treaties -- Bush and the initiation of the Gulf War -- Case studies of unsuccessful leadership (foreign policy) -- Nixon (temporarily) escalates Vietnam -- Reagan presses for 'contra' funding -- Clinton withdraws from Somalia -- Implications for leadership and the public presidency -- Epilogue: Presidents 43 and 44 -- Appendix A. Case selection and matching statements and opinion polling -- Appendix B. Case study selection and archival data collection -- Appendix C. Models and data.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Public opinion -- Case studies.
Political leadership -- United States -- Case studies.
Communication in politics -- United States -- Case studies.
Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- Political aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781603441872 (hc : alk. paper)
9781603441957 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
Available items only