Carter Presidency: Policy Choices in the Post-New Deal Era / Edition 1

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"Essential reading for anybody interested in the presidency of Jimmy Carter. A truly important book."—Douglas Brinkley, author of Jimmy Carter: Citizen for Peace

"Breaks new ground on how Carter and his administration debated and sought to shape such fundamental domestic issues as the future of cities, civil rights and affirmative action, environmental protection, energy, and the status of women."—Gaddis Smith, author of Last Years of the Monroe Doctrine, 1945-1993

"This book goes a long way toward making the 'mysterious' Carter era comprehensible. Jimmy Carter has finally been brought back into American history."—Leo P. Ribuffo, author of Right Center Left

"An impressive and valuable volume."—Fred I. Greenstein, author of The Hidden-Hand Presidency

Author Biography: Gary M. Fink is professor of history at Georgia State University and author of Prelude to the Presidency: The Political Character and Legislative Style of Governor Jimmy Carter.

Hugh Davis Graham is Holland N. McTyeire Professor of American History and professor of political science at Vanderbilt University and author of Civil Rights and the Presidency.

Contributors: John C . Barrow, John Whiteclay Chambers II, Melvin Dubofsky, Hugh Davis Graham, Susan M. Hartmann, William E. Leuchtenburg, Suzanne E. Litke, James T. Patterson, Bruce J. Schulman, Judith Stein, Jeffrey K. Stine, William W. Stueck, Jr., Thomas J. Sugrue, Robert H. Zieger

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Editorial Reviews

Journal of American History
An extremely important, indeed landmark, contribution to Jimmy Carter scholarship.
Perspective on Political Science
Superb. An insightful and provocative analysis.
Library Journal
Though Jimmy Carter's presidency was sandwichedunhappily, for the most partbetween the Nixon-Ford and Reagan-Bush eras, the years from 1976 to 1980 were highly significant in revealing the country's marked shift from the fast-fading New Deal. Carter understood better than most of his advisors that a transition was underway and moving fast. To help us understand this crucial period, editors Fink and Graham have gathered the results of a 1997 conference at the Carter Library in Atlanta that sought to assess the Carter presidency from the vantage point of 20 years. This remarkable volume contains the insights of some of our most distinguished historians and political scientists, including the venerable William E. Leuchtenburg, Melvyn Dubofsky, James T. Patterson, and William Stueck. Surveying various policy initiatives undertaken by Carter, these scholars create a context for the Carter years that is unique in its quality and coverage. Their essays capture the essence of the period, giving readers a sharper sense of Carter's successes and failures. This exceptional book will serve as a critical guide to the Carter presidency for years to come. Highly recommended.Edward Goedeken, Iowa State Univ. Lib., Ames
Booknews
With research grounded at the Carter Library, contributors in 13 original essays reassess the Carter presidency and his more successful postpresidency (per Rutgers historian Chambers) from the vantage point of 20 years. A pivotal dilemma framing his 1976- 80 term was to steer a transitional course between New Deal-based expectations of the federal government and disenchantment with big government spending. Issues span civil rights, energy, the environment, feminism, foreign policy, trade, and welfare reform. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780700610976
  • Publisher: University Press of Kansas
  • Publication date: 3/28/2001
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 310
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction 1
1 Jimmy Carter and the Post-New Deal Presidency 7
2 The Quest for National Goals, 1957-81 29
3 Slouching toward the Supply Side: Jimmy Carter and the New American Political Economy 51
4 The Locomotive Loses Power: The Trade and Industrial Policies of Jimmy Carter 72
5 Jimmy Carter and the End of the Politics of Productivity 95
6 Jimmy Carter and Welfare Reform 117
7 Carter's Urban Policy Crisis 137
8 An Age of Limits: Jimmy Carter and the Quest for a National Energy Policy 158
9 Environmental Policy during the Carter Presidency 179
10 Civil Rights Policy in the Carter Presidency 202
11 Feminism, Public Policy, and the Carter Administration 224
12 Placing Jimmy Carter's Foreign Policy 244
13 The Agenda Continued: Jimmy Carter's Postpresidency 267
Bibliographic Essay 287
Contributors 299
Index 303
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