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The unbearable heaviness of governing : the Obama administration in historical perspective

Author: Morton Keller
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, 2010.
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, 601.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We tend to view the character of an administration through the persona of its president, especially that of Barack Obama, with his unique baggage of race, personality, political style, and campaign message of hope and renewal. In this critical look at the realities that have shaped the first stage of Obama's presidency, Morton Keller provides a progress report that rests less on the day-to-day perspective of pundits  Read more...
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Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Morton Keller
ISBN: 9780817912642 0817912649
OCLC Number: 669754038
Description: xi, 188 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Governing --
Fixing the economy --
Into the maze: health care --
Contexts: analogy and ideology --
Unfinished business: policy and politics.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, 601.
Responsibility: Morton Keller.
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Taking a critical look at the realities that have shaped the first stage of Barack Obama's presidency, Morton Keller offers a history-focused examination of Obama's developing style of governing,  Read more...

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