Special issue 42 (5-6) of Policy Studies and edited book with Routledge.
The Trump presidency has been one of the most eventful and controversial in American history, with consequences for the governance and policy of the United States and beyond. While Trump left office claiming a long list of ‘Trump Administration Accomplishments’, his time in office was also marked by a hailstorm of criticism. But beyond the sensationalist tweets and news stories, what policy effects did he bring?
This volume provides an extensive and authoritative set of studies evaluating Donald Trump’s impact on American society and beyond.
It provides a new layered framework for assessing the policy effects of leaders, which can be used for understanding presidential and prime ministerial leadership more widely. Chapters then explore his impact on American democracy, congress, the supreme court, the economy, the covid pandemic, the environment, American soft power, the international system and more.
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- America After Trump: From “Clean” to “Dirty” Democracy?, Roberto Foa (Cambridge) and Yascha Mounk (Johns Hopkins).
- Trump and the ‘Deep State’, Robert B. Horwitz (University of California, San Diego).
- “Trump and Racial Equality in America? No Pretense at All!” Paula D. McClain (Duke).
- The Visual Politics and Policy of Donald Trump, Dermot Hodson (Birkbeck, University of London).
- President Trump and Congress, Laura Ellyn Smith (Oxford University).
- Trump’s lasting impact on the judiciary, Christine Nemacheck (William and Mary).
- Donald Trump’s impact on the Republican Party, Michael Espinoza (Texas, Rio Grande Valley).
- The macro-economic impact of Trump, Benjamin Born (Frankfurt), Gernot Mueller (Tübingen), Moritz Schularick (Bonn) and Petr Sedlacek (Oxford University).
- Trump’s (mis)management of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US. Naim Kapucu (University of Central Florida) and Donald Moynihan (Georgetown University).
- Trump’s authoritarian neoliberal Governance and the US-Mexican Border, Mònica Clua-Losada and Michelle Keck (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)
- The environmental legacy of Donald Trump, Elizabeth Bomberg (Edinburgh University).
- President Trump’s transgender moral panic, Christopher Pepin-Neff and Aaron Cohen (Sydney University).
- Donald Trump’s Jacksonian and Jeffersonian Foreign Policy, Jan Niklas Rolf (Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Germany).
- Trump and US soft power, Myunghee Kim and Jonathan Knuckey (University of Central Florida).
- Trump, Trust and the Transatlantic Relationship, Kristian L. Nielsen (International University of Sarajevo) and Anna Dimitrova (ESSCA School of Management, Paris)
- The Trump Administration and China: Policy Continuity or Transformation? Edward Ashbee (Copenhagen Business School) and Steven Hurst (Manchester Metropolitan University).
- Cybersecurity Policy and the Trump Administration, Jacob Shively (University of West Florida).
- The Effects of Donald Trump Toby S. James.
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“Provides an essential guide by a first rate group of contributors assessing the legacy of the Trump Administration in transforming politics and policy in America.Professor Pippa Norris, John F. Kennedy School of Government, USA
“An interesting, intriguing and diverse collection of papers which brings lots of insight to the analysis of the social, political, economic, cultural and environmental consequences – short and longer term – of this most unusual and unprecedented of Presidencies”Professor Colin Hay, Sciences Po, Paris, France & SPERI, University of Sheffield, UK.
All presidents leave a mark. The Trump presidency burned at a particularly high temperature, and this volume begins the important scholarly task of sifting through the embers while they are still warm.Dr. Dennis Grube, Reader in Politics and Public Policy, University of Cambridge, UK.