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Title Presidential leadership and civil rights policy /edited by James W. Riddlesperger, Jr. and Donald W. Jackson
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [1995]


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Description xv, 191 pages ; 24 cm
Series Contributions in political science, 0147-1066 ; no. 356
Contributions in political science. 0147-1066 ; no. 356
Contents Introductory Comments / James W. Riddlesperger, Jr. and Donald W. Jackson -- 1. Presidents, Public Opinion, and Civil Rights: An Agenda-Setting Perspective / Jeffrey E. Cohen -- 2. Presidential Rhetoric in Civil Rights Policymaking, 1953-1992 / Steven A. Shull and Albert C. Ringelstein -- 3. Moving with the Grain of History: An Examination of Presidential Action in the Civil Rights Domain from 1892 to 1968 / Ronald E. Brown -- 4. Presidential Leadership Style and Civil Rights Legislation: The Civil Rights Act of 1957 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 / James D. King and James W. Riddlesperger, Jr. -- 5. Affirmative Action and Business Deregulation: On the Reagan Administration's Failure to Revise Executive Order No. 11246 / Robert R. Detlefsen -- 6. A Transformed Triangle: Court, Congress, and Presidency in Civil Rights / Stephen L. Wasby
7. Presidential Decision-Making in Two Desegregation Crises: Little Rock Central High School and the University of Mississippi / Mark Stern -- 8. John F. Kennedy and the Politics of Civil Rights / Donald W. Jackson and James W. Riddlesperger, Jr. -- 9. Decentralizing Fair Housing Enforcement During the Reagan Presidency / Charles M. Lamb and Jim Twombly -- 10. Modeling Presidential Influence in the Civil Rights Policymaking Process / Steven A. Shull and Dennis W. Gleiber
Analysis Rights
United States
Notes "Prepared under the auspices of the Policy Studies Organization."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [171]-184) and index
Subject Civil rights -- United States.
Executive power -- United States.
Author Jackson, Donald Wilson, 1938-
Riddlesperger, James W.
Policy Studies Organization.
LC no. 95005268
ISBN 0313296243