Starving the Beast: Ronald Reagan and the Tax Cut Revolution

Starving the Beast: Ronald Reagan and the Tax Cut Revolution

by Monica Prasad

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ISBN-13: 9781610448765
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 12/05/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 337
Sales rank: 342,407
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Monica Prasad is professor of sociology and faculty fellow in the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University.


Table of Contents

Contents List of Illustrations About the Author Introduction Part I. Tax Cut Clientelism Chapter 1. The Tax Cut Santa Claus Chapter 2. Convincing the Republicans Chapter 3. Convincing the Voters Chapter 4. Beasts and Dogs Chapter 5. "Thank God, and Bring Down Prices" Chapter 6. Tax Cut versus Tax Cut Chapter 7. How Ronald Reagan Betrayed Business Chapter 8. After Reagan Part II. American Conservatism and American Hegemony Chapter 9. Running to Stay in Place Chapter 10. Pocketbook Politics and the Rise of Conservatism Chapter 11. Democracy's Deficits Conclusion. Lessons and Limitations Acknowledgments Appendix Archival Sources Notes References Index

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