Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Domestic Policy and Ideology by David McKay

Presidential leadership in America can and does make a great deal of difference to what is debated and eventually legislated. At the same time presidents are obviously constrained by what is always a complex and difficult political environment. In this study Dr McKay examines the interaction between presidential policy preferences and the political environment, concentrating on welfare and urban policy and intergovernmental relations under Johnson, Nixon, Carter and Reagan. McKay traces the origins of domestic initiatives, assesses the intellectual coherence of policies and examines the ways in which the four presidents adapted their strategies according to their legislative fortunes and the experience of implementing policies. Throughout the work, McKay measures the independent influence of the White House on policy and draws conclusions for theories of American political development, in particular for the opportunities and constraints provided by the fragmentation of the New Deal political regime.

Buy Domestic Policy and Ideology by David McKay from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521320337
ISBN-10: 052132033X
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 19-Oct-1989
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Domestic Policy and Ideology by David McKay

Book Reviews - Domestic Policy and Ideology by David McKay

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Domestic Policy and Ideology book by David McKay and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By David McKay

American Politics and Society by David McKay
Paperback, July 2017
$54.86
War and Turpentine by David McKay
Paperback, May 2017
$17.16
Photography Demystified by David McKay
Paperback / softback, August 2016
$43.37
Domestic Policy and Ideology by David McKay
Paperback, January 2009
$44.96