Week 10: Obama and the future of American politics

Lecture recording

Lecture notes

Tutorial readings

Required readings:

  • David Remnick, Going the Distance, New Yorker, January 27, 2014.
  • Burt Rockman, “The Obama Presidency: Hope, Change, and Reality,” Social Science Quarterly, 93 (5), 2012.

Supplementary:

  • Brendon O’Connor, “Reading Obama,” Australian Book Review, April 2009.

Links

Obama

Iowa Victory Speech 2008

Obama shows courage on Environment

Obama Democrat Party Convention 2004 speech

Gun violence during the Obama presidency

Obama Tucson speech

Obama

Immigration

Prison terms/ Drug Crimes

Hillary, Rubio and 2016

Cruz announces