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Volume 37, Number 4 - December 2007

Guest Editor: Robert L. Ivie

Shadows of Democracy in Presidential Rhetoric: An Introduction to the Special Issue - Robert L. Ivie

Hunting the Devil: Democracy's Rhetorical Impulse to War - Robert L. Ivie and Oscar Giner

"A Discovered Dissembler Can Achieve Nothing Great"; Or, Four Theses on the Death of Presidential Rhetoric in an Age of Empire - Stephen John Hartnett and Jennifer Rose Mercieca

Bushspeak and the Politics of Lying: Presidential Rhetoric in the "War on Terror" - Douglas Kellner

George Bush, Human Rights, and American Democracy - Mary E. Stuckey and Joshua R. Ritter

"The Means to Match Their Hatred": Nuclear Weapons, Rhetorical Democracy, and Presidential Discourse - Bryan C. Taylor

Dangerous Supplements, Inventive Dissent, and Military Critiques of the Bush Administration's Unitary Executive Theories - Marouf Hasian, Jr.

The Contemporary Presidency: The Carter White House Communications Operation: Lessons for His Successors - Martha Joynt Kumar

The Law: Contextualizing the Signing Statement - Christopher S. Kelley

Elections: The Politics of the Permanent Campaign: Presidential Travel and the Electoral College, 1977-2004 - Brendan J. Doherty

Book Reviews
The Values Campaign? The Christian Right and the 2004 Elections edited by John C. Green, Mark J. Rozell, and Clyde Wilcox - Donald W. Beachler

Winning Elections with Political Marketing edited by Philip John Davies and Bruce I. Newman - David M. Rankin

The Final Arbiter: The Consequences of Bush v. Gore for Law and Politics edited by Christopher P. Banks, David B. Cohen, and John C. Green - William Lasser

Hillary Rodham Clinton: Polarizing First Lady by Gil Troy - Karrin Vasby Anderson

Bush's War: Media Bias and Justifications for War in a Terrorist Age by Jim A. Kuypers - Stephen J. Farnsworth

Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism by Bruce Ackerman - Bradley D. Hays

Turf War: The Clinton Administration and Northern Ireland by Timothy J. - Joseph E. Thompson

The President's Speeches: Beyond Going Public by Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha - Brandon Rottinghaus

Judgment Days: Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws that Changed America by Nick Kotz - F. Erik Brooks

Conservative Conservationist: Russell E. Train and the Emergence of American Environmentalism by J. Brooks Flippen - Kyle D. Dell


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