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The polarized presidency of George W. Bush

Author: George C Edwards; Desmond S King
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is one of the first major studies of the Bush presidency in which the contributors succeed in looking beyond the simplistic stereotypes of the administration to establish how decisions are taken  Read more...

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Named Person: George W Bush; George Walker Bush
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George C Edwards; Desmond S King
ISBN: 9780199217977 0199217971
OCLC Number: 224915411
Description: xiv, 463 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / George C. Edwards III and Desmond S. King --
The scope of inherent powers / Louis Fisher --
Torture of detainees and presidential prerogative power / Richard M. Pious --
Bending so as not to break : what the Bush presidency reveals about the politics of unilateral action / William G. Howell and Douglas L. Kriner --
The decider's path to war in Iraq and the importance of personality / Thomas S. Langston --
From success to failure? : Iraq and the organization of George W. Bush's decision making / John P. Burke --
Intelligence and decision making before the war with Iraq / James P. Pfiffner --
The public, the president, and the war in Iraq / Gary C. Jacobson --
The promotional presidency and the new institutional toryism : public mobilization, legislative dominance, and squandered opportunities / Lawrence R. Jacobs --
Going public, going to Baghdad : presidential agenda-setting and the electoral connection in Congress / Scott Blinder --
Managing the news : the Bush communications operation / Martha Joynt Kumar --
The US Congress and chief executive George W. Bush / Charles O. Jones --
Policy histories and partisan leadership in presidential studies : the case of social security / Fiona Ross.
Responsibility: edited by George C. Edwards III and Desmond S. King.
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