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Presidential Saber Rattling : Causes and Consequences

By: Wood, B. Dan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (210 p.).ISBN: 9781139422062.Subject(s): Political oratory -- United States -- History | Presidents -- United States -- History | Presidents -- United States -- Language -- History | Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Presidential Saber Rattling : Causes and ConsequencesDDC classification: 327.1 | 352.2380973 LOC classification: JK511 .W65 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Presidential Saber Rattling: Causes and Consequences; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Preface; 1: Presidential Saber Rattling in the Early American Republic; President Adamss Saber Rattling as an Object of Scientific Analysis; Was John Adams a "Statesman" President?; Was John Adams a Support-Seeking Partisan?; The Complex Consequences of Presidential Saber Rattling; The Complex Consequences of Saber Rattling during the Adams Presidency; Research Questions Flowing from the Adams Vignette; 2: Presidential Saber Rattling and Presidential Representation
The Legal Foundation for Foreign Policy RepresentationOn the Nature of Presidential Foreign Policy Representation; The "Statesman" Ideal of Presidential Representation; "Rational Choice" and Presidential Representation; The Multiple Dimensions of the President's Payoff Function; A Graphical Depiction of the Statesman and Self-Interest Models; Saber Rattling as Presidential Representation; Conclusions; 3: Measuring Presidential Saber Rattling; Defining Presidential Saber Rattling; Measuring Presidential Saber Rattling; Describing the Measures; Some Preliminary Analyses
Presidential Style, Partisanship, and Saber RattlingGeneral versus Target-Specific Saber Rattling; Conclusions; 4: The Causes of Presidential Saber Rattling; Presidential Threats and the International System; Presidential Threats and Domestic Audiences; Measurement; Foreign Factors; Domestic Factors; Evaluating the Statesman versus Support-Seeking Models; Looking for an Electoral Connection: Univariate Spectral Decompositions; A Multivariate Estimation Method; Multivariate Analysis of Presidential Saber Rattling of All Types, General, and Target-Specific
Multivariate Analyses of Target-Specific Saber Rattling by TypeAre Presidents Partisans in Their Use of Saber Rattling?; Conclusions; 5: The Domestic Consequences of Presidential Saber Rattling; Why Should Presidential Rhetoric Matter to Domestic Outcomes?; Presidential Threats and Domestic Support; Who Responds to Presidential Threats?; Presidential Threats and Economic Confidence; Formalizing the Theories Graphically; Research Design; Measurement; Estimation Method; Evaluating the Effect of Presidential Saber Rattling on Domestic Audiences; Some Basic Analyses
Evaluating the Role of the MediaNear-VAR Analyses; Partisan Responses to Critical Events; Partisan Responses to Presidential Saber Rattling; Conclusions; 6: The Foreign Policy Consequences of Presidential Saber Rattling; Why Should Presidential Threats Matter to Foreign Policy Outcomes?; The Consequences Side of Realist Theory; Threat Credibility and Threat Success; Audience Costs and Threat Credibility; A Critique of Audience Cost Theory; Formalizing a Theory Graphically; Measuring the Foreign Policy Concepts; Terrorist Actions; Cooperation/Conflict from Foreign Actors
Evaluating the Foreign Policy Consequences of Presidential Saber Rattling
Summary: Evaluates the causes and consequences of presidential threats toward other nations, revealing the nature of modern presidential foreign policy representation.
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Cover; Presidential Saber Rattling: Causes and Consequences; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Preface; 1: Presidential Saber Rattling in the Early American Republic; President Adamss Saber Rattling as an Object of Scientific Analysis; Was John Adams a "Statesman" President?; Was John Adams a Support-Seeking Partisan?; The Complex Consequences of Presidential Saber Rattling; The Complex Consequences of Saber Rattling during the Adams Presidency; Research Questions Flowing from the Adams Vignette; 2: Presidential Saber Rattling and Presidential Representation

The Legal Foundation for Foreign Policy RepresentationOn the Nature of Presidential Foreign Policy Representation; The "Statesman" Ideal of Presidential Representation; "Rational Choice" and Presidential Representation; The Multiple Dimensions of the President's Payoff Function; A Graphical Depiction of the Statesman and Self-Interest Models; Saber Rattling as Presidential Representation; Conclusions; 3: Measuring Presidential Saber Rattling; Defining Presidential Saber Rattling; Measuring Presidential Saber Rattling; Describing the Measures; Some Preliminary Analyses

Presidential Style, Partisanship, and Saber RattlingGeneral versus Target-Specific Saber Rattling; Conclusions; 4: The Causes of Presidential Saber Rattling; Presidential Threats and the International System; Presidential Threats and Domestic Audiences; Measurement; Foreign Factors; Domestic Factors; Evaluating the Statesman versus Support-Seeking Models; Looking for an Electoral Connection: Univariate Spectral Decompositions; A Multivariate Estimation Method; Multivariate Analysis of Presidential Saber Rattling of All Types, General, and Target-Specific

Multivariate Analyses of Target-Specific Saber Rattling by TypeAre Presidents Partisans in Their Use of Saber Rattling?; Conclusions; 5: The Domestic Consequences of Presidential Saber Rattling; Why Should Presidential Rhetoric Matter to Domestic Outcomes?; Presidential Threats and Domestic Support; Who Responds to Presidential Threats?; Presidential Threats and Economic Confidence; Formalizing the Theories Graphically; Research Design; Measurement; Estimation Method; Evaluating the Effect of Presidential Saber Rattling on Domestic Audiences; Some Basic Analyses

Evaluating the Role of the MediaNear-VAR Analyses; Partisan Responses to Critical Events; Partisan Responses to Presidential Saber Rattling; Conclusions; 6: The Foreign Policy Consequences of Presidential Saber Rattling; Why Should Presidential Threats Matter to Foreign Policy Outcomes?; The Consequences Side of Realist Theory; Threat Credibility and Threat Success; Audience Costs and Threat Credibility; A Critique of Audience Cost Theory; Formalizing a Theory Graphically; Measuring the Foreign Policy Concepts; Terrorist Actions; Cooperation/Conflict from Foreign Actors

Evaluating the Foreign Policy Consequences of Presidential Saber Rattling

Evaluates the causes and consequences of presidential threats toward other nations, revealing the nature of modern presidential foreign policy representation.

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