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George W. Bush and the War on Women : Turning Back the Clock on Progress.

Author: Barbara Finlay
Publisher: London, GBR : Zed Books, 20060901.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The actions and policies of the George W. Bush administration as they impact on women in the United States and abroad have been a largely ignored aspect of his presidency. Bushs policies have in many ways reversed or inhibited womens progress over the past three decades. While the media have focused on his opposition to abortion, Bushs less-publicized anti-feminist agenda has in fact been much more extensive. He has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Finlay
ISBN: 1842777858 9781842777855 9781848130999 1848130996 1281215791 9781281215796
OCLC Number: 994595199
Language Note: English.
Notes: Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph.
Description: 1 online resource (281 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; 1. George W. Bush's Radical American Revolution; 2. In the China Shop: Closing Agencies, Eliminating Initiatives, Changing Procedures; 3. Power through Appointments: Rewarding Ideologues and Friends; 4. Managing Information: Erasures, Manipulation, Distortion; 5. Reproductive, Rights, Sexuality, and Abstinence: Limiting Women's Freedoms; 6. Restricting Reproductive Rights around the Globe: Threatening Women's Lives to Please the Right; 7. Bush versus the Women of the World: Are Women's Rights Human Rights?; 8. Stacking the Deck Against Women: Bush and the Courts.
Other Titles: George W. Bush and the War on Women : Turning Back the Clock on Progress

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The actions and policies of the George W. Bush administration as they impact on women in the United States and abroad have been a largely ignored aspect of his presidency. Bushs policies have in many ways reversed or inhibited womens progress over the past three decades. While the media have focused on his opposition to abortion, Bushs less-publicized anti-feminist agenda has in fact been much more extensive. He has opposed womens interests in multiple ways, from shutting down womens offices in the government to de-funding programs that assist women, from opposing global womens rights tr.

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