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42Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton

42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton

Michael Nelson, Barbara A. Perry, and Russell L. Riley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801454066
eISBN:
9781501706202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454066.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book uses hundreds of hours of newly opened interviews and other sources to illuminate the life and times of Bill Clinton. Combining the authoritative perspective of these inside accounts with ... More

Collaborative Governance for Urban RevitalizationLessons from Empowerment Zones

Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from Empowerment Zones

Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452505
eISBN:
9780801470912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For more than one hundred years, governments have grappled with the complex problem of how to revitalize distressed urban areas. In 1995, the original urban Empowerment Zones (Atlanta, Baltimore, ... More

Delivering the People's MessageThe Changing Politics of the Presidential Mandate

Delivering the People's Message: The Changing Politics of the Presidential Mandate

Julia R. Azari

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452246
eISBN:
9780801470264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452246.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Presidents have long invoked electoral mandates to justify the use of executive power. This book draws on an original dataset of more than 1,500 presidential communications, as well as primary ... More

Drawing the LinesConstraints on Partisan Gerrymandering in U.S. Politics

Drawing the Lines: Constraints on Partisan Gerrymandering in U.S. Politics

Nicholas R. Seabrook

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705311
eISBN:
9781501707797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705311.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Radical redistricting plans, such as that pushed through by Texas governor Rick Perry in 2003, are frequently used for partisan purposes. Perry's plan sent twenty-one Republicans (and only eleven ... More

Immigrants and Electoral PoliticsNonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Heath Brown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book addresses an important set of questions about the current state and future trajectory of U.S. politics in the midst of increasing racial and ethnic diversity. The book's analysis of voting ... More

Making Immigrant Rights RealNonprofits and the Politics of Integration in San Francisco

Making Immigrant Rights Real: Nonprofits and the Politics of Integration in San Francisco

Els de Graauw

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700187
eISBN:
9781501703492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700187.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

More than half of the 41 million foreign-born individuals in the United States today are non-citizens, half have difficulty with English, a quarter are undocumented, and many are poor. As a result, ... More

Mourning in AmericaRace and the Politics of Loss

Mourning in America: Race and the Politics of Loss

David W. McIvor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704956
eISBN:
9781501706189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Recent years have brought public mourning to the heart of American politics, as exemplified by the spread and power of the Black Lives Matter movement, which has gained force through its ... More

The One Percent SolutionHow Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Gordon Lafer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the aftermath of the 2010 Citizens United decision, it's become commonplace to note the growing political dominance of a small segment of the economic elite. But what exactly are those members of ... More

The Politics of Voter SuppressionDefending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote

The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote

Tova Andrea Wang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450853
eISBN:
9780801466038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450853.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the history of how U.S. election reforms have been manipulated for partisan advantage and establishes a new framework for analyzing current laws and policies. The book finds that ... More

Religious Rhetoric and American PoliticsThe Endurance of Civil Religion in Electoral Campaigns

Religious Rhetoric and American Politics: The Endurance of Civil Religion in Electoral Campaigns

Christopher B. Chapp

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451263
eISBN:
9780801465680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451263.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

From Ronald Reagan's regular invocation of America as “a city on a hill” to Barack Obama's use of spiritual language in describing social policy, religious rhetoric is a regular part of how ... More

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