The American Presidency and the Social Agenda

The American Presidency and the Social Agenda

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For Presidency, Public Policy and Social Policy courses. Bringing together presidential research and social policy research, this text examines six issues that continually evade compromise and resolution-abortion, pornography, gun control, affirmative action, homosexuality and the environment- as they have been addressed by modern-day presidents in their varying roles. The text is designed to show students the impact of social policies and how presidents respond to social issues and subsequently build their agendas.show more

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  • Paperback | 189 pages
  • 160.02 x 220.98 x 7.62mm | 113.4g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130826324
  • 9780130826329

Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Presidency, Roles and Policy. 2. The Opinion/Party Leader and the Social Agenda. 3. The Legislative Leader and the Social Agenda. 4. The Chief Executive and the Social Agenda. 5. The Chief Diplomat/Commander in Chief and the Social Agenda. 6. Conclusion: Presidents and the Social Agenda. Appendix: Presidents as Legislative Leaders and Major Social Legislation. Index.show more

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