"Join in a national crusade": rhetorical similarities in Ronald Reagan‘s education and drug policies

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dc.contributor.author Montalvo, Eileen
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-18T16:25:58Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-18T16:25:58Z
dc.date.issued 2009-05-18T16:25:58Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1457
dc.description.abstract This study analyzes the power of rhetorical forms from a historical perspective. Ronald Reagan's presidency (1981-1989) will serve as the historical time period used for analysis. By looking at President Ronald Reagan‘s ―War on Drugs, this study provides historical research on the legislative initiatives leading up to this war, as well as on the various aspects of Reagan‘s drug policies. In addition, this study also outlines concurrent educational policies respectively. This background information provides a foundation for examining the role of education within the -War on Drugs, as well as how rhetorical similarities between Reagan‘s drug and education policies are indicative of his administration‘s larger aims and beliefs. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Kansas State University en
dc.subject rhetoric en
dc.subject Ronald Reagan en
dc.title "Join in a national crusade": rhetorical similarities in Ronald Reagan‘s education and drug policies en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.degree Master of Science en
dc.description.level Masters en
dc.description.department Curriculum and Instruction Programs en
dc.description.advisor F. Todd Goodson en
dc.subject.umi Education, Curriculum and Instruction (0727) en
dc.subject.umi Education, Social Sciences (0534) en
dc.date.published 2009 en
dc.date.graduationmonth May en

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