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Author Whitford, Andrew B.

Title Presidential rhetoric and the public agenda : constructing the war on drugs / Andrew B. Whitford and Jeff Yates
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2009]


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 W'BOOL  363.450973 Whi/Pra  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Presidential leadership and policy construction -- Presidential rhetoric as policy leadership -- A presidential history of the war on drugs -- The words of war : political rhetoric and the war on drugs -- Presidential policy leadership and federal enforcement : the Drug Enforcement Administration -- For the people : the U.S. attorneys and executive signals on prosecutorial priorities -- Taking it to the states : the boundaries of presidential influence and state drug enforcement -- The social construction of presidential agenda setting
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [193]-208) and index
Subject Presidents -- United States.
Political leadership -- United States.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States.
Political oratory -- United States.
Presidents -- United States -- Language.
Drug control -- United States.
Author Yates, Jeff, 1965-
LC no. 2008052444
ISBN 9780801893469 acid-free paper
0801893461 acid-free paper