The presidency of Barack Obama : a first historical assessment /

Barack Obama's election as the first African American president seemed to usher in a new era, and he took office in 2009 with great expectations. But by his second term, Republicans controlled Congress, and, after the 2016 presidential election, Obama's legacy and the health of the Democra...

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Other Authors: Zelizer, Julian E. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2018]
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Table of Contents:
  • Policy revolution without a political transformation: the presidency of Barack Obama / Julian E. Zelizer
  • Tea partied: President Obama's encounters with the conservative-industrial complex / Julian E. Zelizer
  • Neither a depression nor a New Deal: bailout, stimulus, and the economy / Eric Rauchway
  • Achievement without credit: the Obama presidency and inequality / Paul Starr
  • Obama's fight against global warming / Meg Jacobs
  • Obama's court? / Risa Goluboff and Richard Schragger
  • The gay rights President / Timothy Stewart-Winter
  • Education in the age of Obama: the paradox of consensus / Jonathan Zimmerman
  • Barack Obama and the movement for black lives: race, democracy, and criminal justice in the age of Ferguson / Peniel E. Joseph
  • A decent-sized foundation: Obama's urban policy
  • "Tough and smart": the resilience of the War on Drugs during the Obama Administration / Matthew D. Lassiter
  • A promise unfulfilled, an imperfect legacy: Obama and immigration policy / Sarah R. Coleman
  • Liberal internationalism, law, and the first African American president / Jeremy Suri
  • Terror tuesdays: how Obama refined Bush's counterterrorism policies / Kathryn Olmsted
  • A hyphenated legacy? Obama's Africa policy / Jacob Dlamini
  • Criticize and thrive: the American left in the Obama years / Michael Kazin
  • Civic ideals, race, and nation in the age of Obama / Gary Gerstle.