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Author Whitford, Andrew B

Title Presidential rhetoric and the public agenda : constructing the war on drugs / Andrew B. Whitford and Jeff Yates

Publ Info Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2009]
 RWU Main Library  JK516 .W487 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  JK516 W487 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-208) and index
Contents Presidential leadership and policy construction -- Presidential rhetoric as policy leadership -- A presidential history of the war on drugs -- The words of war : political rhetoric and the war on drugs -- Presidential policy leadership and federal enforcement : the Drug Enforcement Administration -- For the people : the U.S. attorneys and executive signals on prosecutorial priorities -- Taking it to the states : the boundaries of presidential influence and state drug enforcement -- The social construction of presidential agenda setting
LC subject Presidents -- United States
Political leadership -- United States
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States
Political oratory -- United States
Presidents -- United States -- Language
Drug control -- United States
Add Author Yates, Jeff, 1965-
ISBN 9780801893469 (acid-free paper)
0801893461 (acid-free paper)