The Obama Presidency A Preliminary Assessment /

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Other Authors: Watson, Robert P., 1962-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2012.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Rating presidents and assessing Obama / Robert P. Watson
  • Rhetoric and image / Casey Malone Maugh
  • Obama's Lincoln: image to ideology / William D. Pederson
  • The optimist and the realist / R. Ward Holder
  • Obamania in Europe / Marie des Neiges Leonard
  • The first hundred days / Sean Savage
  • Relations with Congress / Max J. Skidmore
  • The firing of General Stanley McChrystal / Douglas M. Brattebo
  • The 2010 midterm election / Matthew N. Green
  • The u.s. auto industry rescue / Steven A. Stuglin
  • Environmental policy and global climate change / Byron W. Daynes & Glen Sussman
  • Food and agricultural policy / Julie A. Lester
  • Health care reform / Michael K. Gusmano
  • Response to the Gulf oil spill / Matthew A. Williams & Brian Richard
  • Inherited wars: Afghanistan and Iraq / Tom Lansford & Jack Covarrubias
  • Iran policy / Robert J. Pauly
  • China policy / De-Yuan Kao
  • Counterterrorism policy / Leonard Cutler
  • Obama, Libya, and war powers / Louis Fisher
  • The policy czar debate / Justin S. Vaughn & Jose D. Villalobos
  • The use of unilateral directives / Graham G. Dodds
  • Vice president Joe Biden / Richard M. Yon
  • First Lady Michelle Obama / Robert P. Watson
  • Conclusion.