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Legislating Together

The White House and Capitol Hill from Eisenhower to Reagan

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674524163

Publication Date: 01/01/1993

Short

360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

17 tables

World

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Mark Peterson investigates how recent presidents have engaged Congress on domestic policy issues. Rejecting the presidency-centered perspective on national government that is so firmly rooted in the popular imagination, he argues in this sophisticated analysis that the response of Congress to presidential initiatives is often far more cooperative than the presidency-centered perspective suggests.

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While technology used in policing has improved, it hasn’t progressed, says Khalil Gibran Muhammad, if racial biases are built into those new technologies. This excerpt from his book, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, shows that for the reform called for by the current protests against systemic racism and racially-biased policing to be fulfilled, the police—especially those at the top—will need to change their pre-programmed views on race and the way they see the Black citizens they are supposed to “serve and protect.”