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Race, Trust, and the American Presidency: Black-White Confidence in the Executive Branch in the Obama Era and Beyond

Shayla C. Nunnally

in After Obama: African American Politics in a Post-Obama Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479807277
eISBN:
9781479896578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807277.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapters asks, Does having a Black president, compared to previous administrations occupied by White presidents, lead to aberrational trust in government for Blacks and Whites? I posit that the ... More


The “Obama Effect” Revisited: A Macrolevel and Longitudinal Exploration of the Influence of Barack Obama’s Media Presence on Racialized Political Party Polarization

Ray Block and Angela K. Lewis-Maddox

in After Obama: African American Politics in a Post-Obama Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479807277
eISBN:
9781479896578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807277.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this chapter, we examine the influence of Obama’s presence on racial divisions in partisanship. We interpret these divisions as evidence of racial polarization. Since Obama is a Democrat and ... More


From Theory to Practice: Neo-Wilsonianism in the White House, 2001–2017

Tony Smith

in Why Wilson Matters: The Origin of American Liberal Internationalism and Its Crisis Today

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183480
eISBN:
9781400883400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183480.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines neo-Wilsonianism in the White House, considering the Bush Doctrine—often referred to as the National Security Strategy of the United States, September 2002, or NSS-2002. In the ... More


Obama's Welfare Legacy: An Assessment of US Anti-Poverty Policies

Anne Daguerre

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447338338
eISBN:
9781447338376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

How will the social policies of Barack Obama go down in the history books? Obama's record stands out principally because of the strong political and philosophical commitment to affordable health ... More


Reconstituting the Submerged State: The Challenges of Social Policy Reform in the Obama Era

Suzanne Mettler

in Obama at the Crossroads: Politics, Markets, and the Battle for America's Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199845361
eISBN:
9780190252625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199845361.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by Obama as he sought to reform social welfare policy, and how these may likely curtail the perceived and actual political effectiveness even of his policy ... More


Barack Obama's Election and America's Racial Orders1

Rogers M. Smith and Desmond King

in Obama at the Crossroads: Politics, Markets, and the Battle for America's Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199845361
eISBN:
9780190252625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199845361.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Obama's rise to the presidency has been accompanied by much debate over whether his success represents a “postracial” politics or is the harbinger of a postracial era in US politics. Despite the ... More


Situating Obama's Response to the Crisis: Finance, Regulation, And The American State

Leo Panitch

in Obama at the Crossroads: Politics, Markets, and the Battle for America's Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199845361
eISBN:
9780190252625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199845361.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that Obama's response to the crisis he inherited had less to do with his reluctance to alienate the coalition of corporate and financial elites that helped finance his election ... More


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