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Détente and Domestic Politics

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how domestic politics shaped the foreign policy of détente during the 1970s. It first considers Richard Nixon's pursuit of détente as part of his national security agenda and ... More


American Conservatism in Historical Perspective

Gillian Peele

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 details the evolution of the conservative movement and its interaction with the Republican Party from 1945 to the present. It provides a periodization of the modern American right which ... More


Is There a National Interest?

Lawrence Davidson

in Foreign Policy, Inc.: Privatizing America's National Interest

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125244
eISBN:
9780813135021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125244.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although the notion of national interest can become problematic because of the existence of well-organized interest groups that effectively privatize foreign policy relative to their areas of ... More


The Birth and Death of Affirmative Action: Is Resurrection Possible?

Stephen Steinberg

in Minority Relations: Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496810458
eISBN:
9781496810496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810458.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that the fatal flaw of the discourse on affirmative action is that it treats affirmative action as an ahistorical aberration. By reconstructing the history of efforts to offer ... More


Conclusion: The Possibility of a New and Traditional American Political Order

Justin B. Litke

in Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142203
eISBN:
9780813142234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142203.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In brief concluding remarks, Litke argues that the imperial self-conception evidenced in the Progressive Era is twinned domestically with a tendency for centralization. These two accomplish, ... More


Introduction: The Right in Changing Perspective

Paul Gottfried

in The Vanishing Tradition: Perspectives on American Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749858
eISBN:
9781501749872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749858.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides a background of the American conservative movement. The conservative movement grew out of a once-isolated sect of anti-Communist activists; and as it moved beyond ... More


The Significance of the M. E. Bradford Affair

Keith Preston

in The Vanishing Tradition: Perspectives on American Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749858
eISBN:
9781501749872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749858.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the precipitous downfall of Southern literary scholar M. E. Bradford, who in an explosive rebuke was refused the post of director of the National Endowment for the Humanities in ... More


The Contradictions of Catholic Neoconservatism

Jesse Russell

in The Vanishing Tradition: Perspectives on American Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749858
eISBN:
9781501749872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749858.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details the rise and fall of perhaps the most unusual bloc within the neoconservative movement: the Catholic neoconservatives. It traces how Michael Novak's best seller The Spirit of ... More


Trump, Neoconservatives, and the Misrepresentation of the American Founding

Nicholas W. Drummond

in The Vanishing Tradition: Perspectives on American Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749858
eISBN:
9781501749872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749858.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter evaluates the neoconservative anti-Trumpers who view the Trump presidency as a betrayal of America's founding principles. These detractors have been especially critical of nationalist ... More


The Unwanted Southern Conservatives

Boyd D. Cathey

in The Vanishing Tradition: Perspectives on American Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749858
eISBN:
9781501749872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749858.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses Southern conservatism, its history, and its relationship to the American conservative movement. It particularly looks at the fate of Southern regionalists within a ... More


Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Stephen M. Feldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book draws on neoconservative writings to explore the rise of the neocons and their influence on the Supreme Court. Neocons burst onto the political scene in the early 1980s via their assault on ... More


Reagan, Cross-Pollination, and Neoconservatism: An Introduction

Stephen M. Feldman

in Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins with a brief review of the start of neoconservatives's attack on pluralist democracy in the 1960s, their loss of power in Congress and the executive branch in 2008, and their ... More


On Neoconservatism

Stephen M. Feldman

in Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins by describing the rise of the neoconservatives, such as Irving Kristol, Norman Podhoretz, and Jeane Kirkpatrick. Neocons were liberals reacting against perceived problems with ... More


The Supreme Court and Neoconservatism

Stephen M. Feldman

in Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the 2008 election the American people largely banished neoconservatives from the executive and legislative branches of the national government. However, neocons continue to wield considerable ... More


The Supreme Court in the Future

Stephen M. Feldman

in Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that despite the neoconservative movement's many successes, its agenda has not been completely fulfilled in any constitutional realm. The neoconservative outlook is most likely to ... More


1 Reagan, Cross-Pollination, and Neoconservatism: An Introduction

Stephen M. Feldman

in Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins with a brief review of the start of neoconservatives's attack on pluralist democracy in the 1960s, their loss of power in Congress and the executive branch in 2008, and their ... More


4 On Neoconservatism

Stephen M. Feldman

in Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins by describing the rise of the neoconservatives, such as Irving Kristol, Norman Podhoretz, and Jeane Kirkpatrick. Neocons were liberals reacting against perceived problems with ... More


5 The Supreme Court and Neoconservatism

Stephen M. Feldman

in Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the 2008 election the American people largely banished neoconservatives from the executive and legislative branches of the national government. However, neocons continue to wield considerable ... More


6 The Supreme Court in the Future

Stephen M. Feldman

in Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that despite the neoconservative movement's many successes, its agenda has not been completely fulfilled in any constitutional realm. The neoconservative outlook is most likely ... More


Epilogue

Ozan Ozavci

in Dangerous Gifts: Imperialism, Security, and Civil Wars in the Levant, 1798-1864

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198852964
eISBN:
9780191888441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852964.003.0015
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Even though each armed, legal, and administrative intervention considered in this book had diverse specific properties unique to its immediate context, the Epilogue makes a series of general remarks ... More


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