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Vietnam’s Second FrontDomestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War

Vietnam’s Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War

Andrew L. Johns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125725
eISBN:
9780813135427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Vietnam War has been analyzed, dissected, and debated from multiple perspectives for decades, but domestic considerations—such as partisan politics and election-year maneuvering—are often ... More

Voting TogetherIntergenerational Politics and Civic Engagement among Hmong Americans

Voting Together: Intergenerational Politics and Civic Engagement among Hmong Americans

Carolyn Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804782234
eISBN:
9781503600430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782234.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the political experience of the Hmong Americans immigrants, who first came to the United States as refugees of Vietnam War. In growing numbers, candidates of Hmong American ... More

The Wartime PresidentExecutive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

William G. Howell, Saul P. Jackman, and Jon C. Rogowski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226048253
eISBN:
9780226048420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226048420.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Wartime President evaluates the ways in which major U.S. wars reshape our domestic politics generally, and relations between the president and Congress in particular. While paying homage to rich ... More

What Women Want

What Women Want

Deborah L. Rhode

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199348275
eISBN:
9780190252410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199348275.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

American women fare worse than men on virtually every major dimension of social status, financial well-being, and physical safety. Sexual violence remains common, and reproductive rights are by no ... More

When Bad Policy Makes Good PoliticsRunning the Numbers on Health Reform

When Bad Policy Makes Good Politics: Running the Numbers on Health Reform

Robert P. Saldin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190255435
eISBN:
9780190255466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190255435.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since the 1960s, America’s policymaking system has lurched from one in which leaders could simply disparage the concept of budget projections to one in which policymakers manipulate cost estimates. ... More

When Does Gender Matter?Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

When Does Gender Matter?: Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

Kathleen Dolan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199968275
eISBN:
9780190201142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968275.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As the number of women candidates for office in the United States increases each election cycle, scholars are confronted with questions about the impact of their sex on their chances of success. ... More

Where Have All the Heroes Gone?The Changing Nature of American Valor

Where Have All the Heroes Gone?: The Changing Nature of American Valor

Bruce G. Peabody and Krista Jenkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199982950
eISBN:
9780190660482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982950.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

We use the concept of American heroism to show an important and recurring gap between the views of political and media elites in the U.S. and the attitudes of the public. Over the past five decades, ... More

Who Leads Whom?Presidents, Policy, and the Public

Who Leads Whom?: Presidents, Policy, and the Public

Brandice Canes-Wrone

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226092805
eISBN:
9780226092492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092492.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This title is an ambitious study that addresses some of the most important questions in contemporary American politics: Do presidents pander to public opinion by backing popular policy measures that ... More

Why America Lost the War on Poverty—and How to Win it

Why America Lost the War on Poverty—and How to Win it

Frank Stricker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831113
eISBN:
9781469603575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882290_stricker
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This assessment of poverty and policy in the United States from 1950 to the present examines an era that has seen serious discussion about the causes of poverty and unemployment. Analyzing the War on ... More

Why America Misunderstands the WorldNational Experience and Roots of Misperception

Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception

Paul R. Pillar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231165907
eISBN:
9780231540353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165907.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Being insulated by two immense oceans makes it hard for Americans to appreciate the concerns of more exposed countries. American democracy’s rapid rise also fools many into thinking the same liberal ... More

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