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Civil Rights Policymaking in the Clinton Administration: In Reagan’s Shadow

Robert C. Smith

in Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049083
eISBN:
9780813046976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049083.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that, despite being a Democrat, Bill Clinton approached civil rights policy similarly to Ronald Reagan. The chapter compares Clinton’s and Reagan’s approaches to affirmative ... More


The Court Expands and Confronts Antigovernment Activity, 1992–2000

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Middle District Court during the Clinton years, 1992–2000. Clinton’s judicial nominations and his approach to the selection of judges and his Justice Department under Janet ... More


Ecological Imperialism Revisited: Genetic Engineering and Presidential Foreign Assistance Policy, 1980–2015

Bartow Elmore

in The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056524
eISBN:
9780813053455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056524.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how two presidents, George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton, engaged the biotechnology debates of the 1980s and 1990s. Their actions reveal how diplomacy as well as domestic political ... More


The George H. W. Bush–Clinton–Castro Years: From the Cold War to the Colder War (1989–2001)

Jorge I. Domínguez

in Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813040233
eISBN:
9780813043852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040233.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores four scholarly explanations, from the distribution of power's changing dynamics in the international system with the end of the cold war in Europe to the irreconcilability of ... More


“It’s a Tidal Wave … and I’m Not Kidding about It!”

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During Elizabeth Kovachevich’s tenure as chief judge in 1996 case-load overcrowding reached a crisis. The number and length of criminal prosecutions associated with illegal drugs overwhelmed the ... More


Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Kenneth Osgood and Derrick E. White (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049083
eISBN:
9780813046976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049083.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama examines various strategies presidents have used to either limit, expand, or maintain civil ... More


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