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Author Rottinghaus, Brandon, 1977-

Title The provisional pulpit : modern presidential leadership of public opinion / Brandon Rottinghaus
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 318 pages) : illustrations
Series Joseph V. Hughes Jr. and Holly O. Hughes series on the presidency and leadership
Presidency and leadership (Unnumbered)
Contents Questions and quandaries of presidential leadership -- The constrained presidency: a conditional theory of presidential leadership -- Presidential (non- ) leadership of public opinion -- Successful presidential leadership of public opinion -- Case studies of successful leadership (domestic policy) -- Nixon implements wage and price controls -- Reagan and the negotiation over the budget -- Clinton and the budget debate -- Case studies of unsuccessful leadership (domestic policy) -- Kennedy's Medicare proposal -- Ford attempts to 'whip inflation now' -- Reagan 'reforms' social security -- Case studies of successful leadership (foreign policy) -- Evolution of Johnson's Vietnam policy -- Carter on the Panama Canal treaties -- Bush and the initiation of the Gulf War -- Case studies of unsuccessful leadership (foreign policy) -- Nixon (temporarily) escalates Vietnam -- Reagan presses for 'contra' funding -- Clinton withdraws from Somalia -- Implications for leadership and the public presidency -- Epilogue: Presidents 43 and 44 -- Appendix A. Case selection and matching statements and opinion polling -- Appendix B. Case study selection and archival data collection -- Appendix C. Models and data
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-306) and index
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Subject Communication in politics -- United States -- Case studies.
Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- Political aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Political leadership -- United States -- Case studies.
Presidents -- United States -- Public opinion -- Case studies.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009036379
ISBN 1603443592
9781603443593