Principle over politics? : the domestic policy of the George H. W. Bush presidency / edited by Richard Himelfarb and Rosanna Perotti

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Subjects: Political planning--United States
United States--Politics and government--1989-1993
Bush, George, 1924-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004
Series: Contributions in political science no. 396
LC Classification: J, JK
Physical Description: xvi, 452 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction / Richard Himelfarb
Pt. I. Budget and Deficits
1. Governance versus Politics: The Budget Policy Legacy of the Bush Administration / Dennis S. Ippolito
2. The 1990 Deficit Reduction Deal / Duane Windsor
Pt. II. The Economy
3. The Bush Stagnation, Its Etiology, and a Keynesian Prescription / Timothy A. Canova, E. Lynn Turgeon
4. Antitrust in Transition: The Bush Years / Theodore P. Kavaleff
5. The Burden of the Reagan Legacy on the Bush Presidency / John W. Sloan
Pt. III. Americans with Disabilities Act
6. George Bush and the Americans with Disabilities Act / Edward D. Berkowitz
Pt. IV. Civil Rights, Drugs, Housing, and Education
7. Symbolic Politics Revisited: The Bush Administration and the Civil Rights Act of 1991 / W. Gary Fowler, Donald W. Jackson, James W. Riddlesperger, Jr.
8. Beyond Saying No: Domestic Drug Policy and Its Effects during the Bush Administration, 1989-1992 / Charles F. Levinthal
9. America 2000, Goals 2000: Educational Reform for the Next Century? / Martin W. Sharp
Pt. V. Health Issues and Problems
10. Major Initiatives of the Department of Health and Human Services during the Bush Years / Louis W. Sullivan
11. Presidential Transition and Public Policy: The Repeal of Medicare Catastrophic Coverage / Carolyn Rinkus Thompson
12. Opportunity of a Generation Lost: Abortion Policy in the Bush Administration / Steven R. Valentine
13. Family Values and Public Policy during the Bush Years: The Case of the Family and Medical Leave Act / Steven K. Wisensale
Pt. VI. Volunteerism: A Kinder Gentler Society
14. George Bush and the New Deal Order / Donald K. Pickens
15. George Bush and the Last Whig Presidency / Michael P. Riccards
Pt. VII. Science and Technology
Pt. VIII. Energy and Environment
16. Crisis and Opportunity: American Energy Policy during the Bush Years and Beyond / Larry Michlin
Index
About the Editors and Contributors
Additional Authors: Himelfarb, Richard, 1963-
Perotti, Rosanna
Notes: LCCN: 2003042893
ISBN: 0313321329 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 51653293
ISBN/ISSN: 0313321329
0147-1066