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The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Edward Ashbee


This book considers the policy of the George W. Bush administration towards issues such as abortion, sex education, obscenity and same-sex marriage. It suggests that, although accounts have often emphasised the ties between George W. Bush and the Christian right, the administration's strategy was, at least until early 2005, largely directed towards the courting of middle-ground opinion. The study offers a detailed and comprehensive survey of policy making; assesses the political significance of moral concerns; evaluates the role of the Christian Right; and throws new light on George W. Bush's ... More

Keywords: George W. Bush, abortion, sex education, obscenity, same-sex marriage, Christian right, policy making, Bush presidency, Bush administration, middle-ground opinion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780719072765
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Edward Ashbee, author