You, the People: American National Identity in Presidential Rhetoric / Edition 1

You, the People: American National Identity in Presidential Rhetoric / Edition 1

by Vanessa B. Beasley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585442771

ISBN-13: 9781585442775

Pub. Date: 12/28/2003

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

A book for all those puzzling over the nature of citizenship and whether there are new limits in post-9/11 America, this retrospective of presidential definitions of national identity helps readers understand how political community has been possible in the United States and how it can endure in an increasingly multicultural era.  See more details below

Overview

A book for all those puzzling over the nature of citizenship and whether there are new limits in post-9/11 America, this retrospective of presidential definitions of national identity helps readers understand how political community has been possible in the United States and how it can endure in an increasingly multicultural era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585442775
Publisher:
Texas A&M University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Series:
Presidential Rhetoric and Political Communication Series, #10
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Presidential Rhetoric and the Challenge of a Diverse Democracy3
Ch. 1The Riddle of the "American People"24
Ch. 2A Presidential Rhetoric of Shared Beliefs46
Ch. 3Immigration and Presidents' Rhetoric of Shared Beliefs68
Ch. 4Race and Presidents' Rhetoric of Shared Beliefs93
Ch. 5Gender and Presidents' Rhetoric of Shared Beliefs121
Ch. 6Implications of Presidents' Rhetoric of Shared Beliefs149
Notes171
Bibliography189
Index199

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