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- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 33.00
This volume opens a new avenue toward understanding the politics and policies of many US presidents. As the essays in this book reveal, religion has had an enormous impact on many critical presidencies in US history. Contrary to the conventional wisdom, these essays reveal the deeply religious side to Truman, Eisenhower, and Reagan, among others. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
George W. Bush's religiosity has invited much analysis and controversy about the impact of religion on government. This collection of leading scholars' essays first examines the impact of various religions voting groups on the 2004 presidential campaign, and then reviews and assesses the impact of religion on the policies of the Bush presidency. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00
During the past decade, the growing intensity of fundamentalist movements has ignited increasingly heated debates and controversies over the role of religion in modern societies. This book describes and analyzes the role of religious fundamentalist beliefs in the modern political world. Comprised of studies by leading scholars in law, political science,... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
Catholic political identity and engagement defy categorization. The complexities of political realities and the human nature of such institutions as church and government often produce a more fractured reality than the pure unity depicted in doctrine. Yet, in 2003 under the leadership of then-prefect Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI),... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 19.95
The Christian Right never ceases to surprise professional observers of American politics. With the Christian coalition in disarray, many expected that the movement would play less of a role in the 2004 elections. But when exit polls reported that moral values were the most commonly cited reason for presidential vote choice, pundits immediately proclaimed... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 159.99
The unique political history of the Southern United States is rooted in the fact that it is the only region to have ever taken up arms against the national government. While the resources of the North prevailed after the four bloody years of the Civil War, the consequences of the practice of slavery and the bitter loss experienced by the South continue... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00
This collection of essays is a retrospective analysis of the Washington administration's importance to the understanding of the modern presidency. The text also looks at different aspects of presidential powers, and at Washington's varying press coverage. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 26.99
This collaboration of distinguished presidential scholars offers one of the first book-length post-presidency analyses of President George W. Bush and his policies. Editors Mark J. Rozell and Gleaves Whitney have assembled a varied list of contributors from both ends of the political spectrum, bringing together academics and professionals to provide... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 36.99
Media Power, Media Politics provides an excellent overview of the interaction between different governmental figures and the media. It clearly illustrates how the media covers political actors, and also how political actors seek to utilize the media. The well-written chapters are a great foundation for spurring class discussion. Of the three books... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 38.99
Now in its fifth edition, The New Politics of the Old South is the best and most comprehensive analysis and history of political behaviors and shifting demographics in America?s southern states. more...