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Reckoning with Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s

Michael Schaller

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090499
eISBN:
9780199854196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090499.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A professor of history offers an illuminating look at Reaganism as an American phenomenon. The author shows how Reagan created an illusion of national prosperity and global power when these were in ... More


Prophets (Profits) of De-regulation

Michael Schaller

in Reckoning with Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090499
eISBN:
9780199854196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090499.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the deregulation policy of Ronald Reagan as president of the United States. After his economic message to Congress, Reagan decried waste and fraud in government and ... More


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


Reagan, Reaganomics, and the American Poor, 1980–1992

Frank Stricker

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831113
eISBN:
9781469603575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882290_stricker.13
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the conservative counterrevolution worked with Ronald Reagan as president of the United States. More specifically, it considers the political impact of conservative efforts ... More


Introduction: Charting the Right

Edward Ashbee

in The Right and the recession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090820
eISBN:
9781781708873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090820.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Introduction outlines the five principal literatures that have considered the right in the UK and the US. It suggests that each of these literatures looks at the activity of the right at a ... More


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