The Second Term of George W. Bush: Prospects and Perils

  • Robert Maranto
  • Douglas M. Brattebo
  • Tom Lansford

Part of the The Evolving American Presidency Series book series (EAP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. The Setting

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jeremy Johnson, Douglas Brattebo, Robert Maranto, Tom Lansford
      Pages 3-19
  3. The Institutions

  4. Domestic Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Amy Steigerwalt, Lori A. Johnson
      Pages 115-131
  5. The Policies

  6. Foreign and Security Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Anne M. Khademian
      Pages 179-199
    3. Tom Lansford, Jack Covarrubias
      Pages 201-219
    4. Ann M. Lesch
      Pages 221-236
  7. Presidential Leadership

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237
    2. Stanley A. Renshon
      Pages 239-257
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 259-263

About this book


Second term presidencies are distinctive, not least as the president no longer has to run for re-election. Placing the second term of George W. Bush in comparative perspective, this fascinating book explores the political, institutional and policy implications of a second term. Combining topicality with analytical richness, this is an important resource for scholars and students.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Robert Maranto
    • 1
  • Douglas M. Brattebo
    • 2
  • Tom Lansford
    • 3
  1. 1.Political ScienceVillanova UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Political ScienceUnited States Naval AcademyUSA
  3. 3.Political ScienceUniversity of Southern MississippiUSA

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