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Representative American speeches 2010-2011

Author: Brian Boucher
Publisher: Ipswich, Mass. : H.W. Wilson, 2011.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 83, no. 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Throughout 2010 and 2011, Democrats, Republicans, and members of the newly formed conservative Tea Party clashed on a number of issues, ending hopes that the bitter partisanship of recent years might  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Boucher
ISBN: 9780824211127 082421112X 9780824211202 0824211200
OCLC Number: 770993207
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 191 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: I: The Arab spring: the United States and the Middle East. "Foreign policy must be about priorities" / Richard N. Haass --
A renewed sense of possibility of change: the peoples of Central Asia respond to the Arab spring / Paul A. Goble --
Remarks on the Middle East and North Africa / Barack Obama --
Denying terrorist safe havens: homeland security efforts to counter threats from Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia / Daniel L. Byman --
II: The Rise of China. The future of power / Joseph S. Nye, Jr. --
New interest groups in Chinese foreign policy / Erica S. Downs --
Consequential China: U.S.-China relations in a time of transition / Franklin Lavin --
America's challenge / Martin Feldstein --
III: Political partisanship after Tuscon. "This is a time to make peace in America" / Raúl M. Grijalva --
"The hopes of a nation are here tonight" / Barack Obama --
"It's time to do the big things" / Chris Christie --
"If we don't believe in Americans, who will?" / Mitch Daniels --
IV: Government secrecy after WikiLeaks. "Let the eyes of vigilance never be closed" / Ron Paul --
Secrecy in our open society / Gabriel Schoenfeld --
Dissecting the "WikiMyths" / Thomas Blanton --
V: Feminism in the 21st century. Seattle Inspire Luncheon: keynote address / Gloria Steinem --
Reinventing feminism / Courtney Martin --
New data on the rise of women / Hanna Rosin --
Feminism has become a hot topic / Phyllis Schlafly --
VI: The American food system. How I fell in love with a fish / Dan Barber --
Ending hunger: the people and Congress / David Beckmann --
Anxiety, allure, and the meanings of industrial eating / Aaron Bobrow-Strain --
Innovation in American agriculture, sustainable solutions to help feed the world / Tom Vilsack --
Cumulative Speaker Index.
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 83, no. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Boucher.
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