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    The Bush administration and the Middle East

    Singh, Robert S. (2006) The Bush administration and the Middle East. In: Morgan, Iwan and Davies, P.D. (eds.) Right On? Political Change and Continuity in George W. Bush’s America. Institute for the Study of the Americas Press, pp. 92-110. ISBN 9781900039697.

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    Book synopsis: George W. Bush is widely regarded as a president of transformative significance. This volume analyzes the ambitious but controversial agenda that he has pursued at home and abroad. The contributors assess Bush's presidency in terms of its historical context, first-term record, and second-term prospects. They consider his administration from the perspective of its engagement in an ideologically driven project to consolidate conservative ascendancy over U.S. politics and public policy and to promote America's interests and values in the unipolar world. They evaluate the elements of political change and continuity in George Bush's America. The book also focuses on the extent to which the Bush agenda is new or a continuation of previous trends. Contributors also examine how far Bush has succeeded in overcoming political, institutional, and international resistance to his conservative agenda, and they evaluate his prospects for further success.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 10:09
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:36


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