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9-11 : Aftershocks of the Attack - rev edition

9-11 : Aftershocks of the Attack - rev edition

ISBN13: 9780495130994

ISBN10: 0495130990

9-11 : Aftershocks of the Attack by Jeremy D. Mayer - ISBN 9780495130994
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: REV 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
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9-11 : Aftershocks of the Attack by Jeremy D. Mayer - ISBN 9780495130994

ISBN13: 9780495130994

ISBN10: 0495130990

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: REV 06
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Summary

A revision of our best selling supplement for American Government focusing on the events and aftermath of the 9/11 attacks on American Politics and Government, this second edition focuses on political & policy fallout from the attacks. Analysis in this topical booklet covers continuing effects of the attack on the media, Congress, the presidency, the courts, & policy outcomes, including 9/11 commission hearings, the war in Iraq, & the 2004 elections. Furthermore, this short, topical text is well grounded in historical context, considering how other major crises have been handled. Other areas typically covered in an American government course, such as the religion and public opinion are emphasized as well. Free when bundled.

Benefits:

  • NEW! The book is newly updated to reflect the changes that 9-11 made to our government, such as the new Department of Homeland Security, the revision in our immigration policies, the changes in our civil liberties, Patriot Act I as well as the new version, the domestic impact of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and their relationship to 9-11, and much more.
  • NEW! Boxes titled "9-11 and the 2004 Elections: Was it values or terrorism that won it for Bush?" and "Katrina as the new 9/11"?
  • NEW! A new conclusion How Long Will It Linger? 9-11 And Post-Bush politics--.
  • Compares Bush's response to 9/11 to FDR's response to Pearl Harbor and Lincoln's response to Fort Sumter.
  • Box on the Congressional agenda before and after 9/11.
  • Text box addresses the response of Americans to Arabs, Muslims, and Sikhs in the United States post 9/11.
  • Compares to other instances of mob violence brought about by national security crises, particularly the response of West Coast citizens to Pearl Harbor.
  • Section on major national security crises in US history give students basic grounding in historical comparisons.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction. 9-11: Aftershocks of the Attack.

1. The President in Crisis: Challenge and Opportunity.

2. Congress in Crisis: Deference and Dissent.

3. Civil Liberties in Crisis: An Altered Balance.

4. Public Opinion in Crisis: Rally 'Round Whose Flag?

5. 9-11 and the Elections of 2002 and 2004: Was Al Qaeda on the Ballot.

6. After the Aftermath: Return to Normalcy or Ongoing Crisis?

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