- The Alan B. Larkin series on the American presidency
- The president and American capitalism since 1945 / Mark H. Rose and Roger Biles -- Consumer in chief: presidential leadership in America's "Consumer Republic" / Brian Balogh -- Patterns and politics -- Capitalism on the campaign trail / Margaret O'Mara -- Presidents, the military-industrial complex, and the ascendant politics of "free enterprise" / Mark R. Wilson -- Presidents, the federal budget, and economic good, 1946-2008 / Iwan Morgan -- The antigovernment impulse: the presidency, the "market, " and the splintering common good / Brent Cebul -- From educator to creditor in chief: the American presidency, higher education, and the student loan industry / Elizabeth Tandy Shermer -- Sectors: the way politics organizes business and the economy -- Parallel ladders to the glass ceiling: presidential and corporate executive appointments / Pamela Walker Laird -- "Equality as a result?": affirmative action and the stubbornness of sex segregation / Allison Elias -- Executive stewardship of America's credit card economy / Sean H. Vanatta -- Computerizing America: presidents, business, and politics in a digital age / Andrew Meade McGee -- The president and American retirement planning / Paula K. Gajewski -- Environments: the larger setting -- The postindustrial city / Tracy Neumann -- The president, congress, and federal social policy in the 1970s / Daniel Amsterdam -- "The follow-through is the key": Enron, energy, and the politics of climate change at the end of the twentieth century / Gavin Benke -- Ecological imperialism revisited: genetic engineering and presidential foreign assistance policy, 1980-2015 / Bartow Elmore.
- The book examines the development of the U.S. presidency since 1945 and describes the many ways, some of which are unknown or greatly underappreciated, in which the president's actions affect the daily lives of the American people.
- 9780813056524 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0813056527 hardcover ; alkaline paper
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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