George W. Bush : evaluating the president at midterm /

"Bringing together presidential scholars, leading voices on the presidency, and former White House aides, this book provides a timely and thorough assessment of George W. Bush at the historic midpoint of his presidency. The book covers Bush's character and leadership style, domestic policy...

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Other Authors: Hilliard, Bryan, 1957-, Lansford, Tom., Watson, Robert P., 1962-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2004.
Series:SUNY series in the presidency.
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Table of Contents:
  • The arbiter of fate : the presidential character of George W. Bush / Bill Kirtley
  • Compassionate conservatism meets communitarianism / W.W. Riggs
  • The embryonic stem cell debate and the battle between politics and ethics / Bryan Hilliard
  • An early assessment of president George W. Bush and the environment / Glen Sussman, Byron W. Daynes
  • Vigor and vacillation : an early assessment of Bush's economic policy / Chris J. Dolan
  • Ironing out reelection : George W. Bush and the politics of steel / Douglas M. Brattebo
  • The politics behind Bush's no child left behind initiative : ideas, elections, and top-down education reform / Robert Maranto, Laura Coppeto
  • The Bush doctrine : redefining the U.S. role in world politics for the twenty-first century? / Cameron G. Thies
  • A united front? : The Bush administration, coalition diplomacy, and the military campaign in Afghanistan / Tom Lansford
  • The Bush military tribunal : relying on the Nazi saboteur case / Louis Fisher
  • The war on terrorism and homeland security : presidential and congressional challenges / Richard S. Conley
  • The Bush White House : comparisons with previous White Houses / Bradley H. Patterson, Jr
  • Vice president Dick Cheney : trendsetter or just your typical veep? / Jack Lechelt
  • "Comforter in chief" : the transformation of First Lady Laura Bush / Robert P. Watson
  • Conclusion / Robert P. Watson, Tom Lansford, Bryan Hilliard.