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Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Wroe, Andrew and Herbert, Jon, eds. (2009) Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 256 pp. ISBN 978-0-7486-2741-7. (KAR id:38615)

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Abstract

In one of the first volumes assessing the full two terms of the George W. Bush presidency, Wroe and Herbert have gathered the work of leading American and European scholars. In fifteen succinct and incisive chapters, authorities such as Jim Pfiffner, John Maltese, Graham Wilson and Alan Gitelson offer assessments of the Bush administration's successes and failures. Extensive attention is paid to Bush's foreign policy, including 'The War on Terror' but the focus is broadened to absorb not only the Bush Doctrine and its repercussions, but also his trade and homeland security policies. The president's domestic leadership in economics and social policy is investigated, as are his dealings as president with the other institutions of the U.S. political system. The result is a comprehensive guide to the Bush presidency and its legacy.

Item Type: Edited book
Subjects: F History United States, Canada, Latin America
J Political Science
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions and public administration
J Political Science > JK Political institutions and public administration (United States)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Andrew Wroe
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2014 14:38 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:51 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/38615 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Wroe, Andrew: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4172-7092
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