Buildup: The Politics of Defense in the Reagan Era

Buildup: The Politics of Defense in the Reagan Era

by Daniel Wirls
     
 
The eight-year Reagan presidency not only initiated the largest peacetime military buildup in American history, but also altered traditional partisan alignments and revised the policy agenda of the welfare state. In his insightful book, Daniel Wirls clarifies the relationship between defense policy and domestic policy during this period of significant political change

Overview

The eight-year Reagan presidency not only initiated the largest peacetime military buildup in American history, but also altered traditional partisan alignments and revised the policy agenda of the welfare state. In his insightful book, Daniel Wirls clarifies the relationship between defense policy and domestic policy during this period of significant political change when he examines three defense policies, the political coalitions behind them, and their interactions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801424427
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
01/04/1992
Pages:
247
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.99(d)

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