The Reagan effect : economics and presidential leadership / John W. Sloan

Author(s): Sloan, John W., 1940-
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Subjects: Supply-side economics--United States
Conservatism--United States--History--20th century
Political leadership--United States--History--20th century
United States--Economic policy--1981-1993
United States--Politics and government--1981-1989
Reagan, Ronald
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c1999
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: xi, 311 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Contrasting Evaluations of the Reagan Presidency 1
2. Preparing the Stage for Reagan: Carter's Failure as a Political Leader 27
3. Ronald Reagan and the Conservative Movement 53
4. President Reagan's Administrative Formula for Political Success (and a Few Disasters) 79
5. The First Year: Hit the Ground Running 103
6. The Contributions of Tax Policy to Reagan's Political Success 152
7. Unleashing a Disaster: The Reagan Administration's Role in the Savings and Loan Debacle 166
8. The Reagan Administration Copes with Global Interdependence 194
9. Constructing a Conservative Regime for Economic Growth 225
10. The Reagan Presidency, Growing Inequality, and the American Dream 246
11. Conclusion 263
Notes 271
Index 299
Notes: LCCN: 98043844
ISBN: 0700609512 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-297) and index
Contents: Contrasting evaluations of the Reagan presidency -- Preparing the stage for Reagan: Carter's failure as a political leader -- Ronald Reagan and the conservative movement -- President Reagan's administrative formula for political success (and a few disasters) -- The first year: hit the ground running -- The contributions of tax policy to Reagan's political success -- Unleashing a disaster: The Reagan administration's role in the savings and loan debacle -- The Reagan Administration copes with global interdependence -- Constructing a conservative regime for economic growth --The Reagan presidency, growing inequality, and the American Dream -- Conclusion
OCLC Number: 40251522
ISBN/ISSN: 0700609512