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The politics of the presidency

Author: Joseph August Pika; John Anthony Maltese; Andrew Rudalevige
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California : CQ Press, an Imprint of SAGE Publications, Inc., [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised 9th editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph August Pika; John Anthony Maltese; Andrew Rudalevige
ISBN: 9781506367798 1506367798
OCLC Number: 990141248
Description: xiv, 602 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: The President and the PublicChapter 1: The Changing Presidency The Scope of Presidential Power Expansion of the Presidency Presidential Culture Conclusion: The Changeable, Political PresidencyChapter 2: Election Politics Evolution of the Selection Process Defining the Pool of Eligibles Competing for the Nomination The National Convention The General Election Validation Conclusion: Transitions to GoverningChapter 3: Public Politics Public Attitudes toward the Presidency Rallying Public Support The President and the Media Conclusion: The Permanent CampaignChapter 4: Presidential Character and Performance Determinants and Evaluations of Performance What Manner of Person? Psychological Characteristics of U.S. Presidents Management Styles of Modern Presidents Understanding Presidents: Barack Obama and Donald J. Trump Conclusion: Seeking Presidential SuccessPart II: The President and the GovernmentChapter 5: Legislative Politics Three Confrontations in Interbranch Relations Development of the President's Legislative Role The Presidential-Congressional Relationship The President's Formal Legislative Powers The President's Informal Legislative Influence Explaining Presidents' Legislative Success Conclusion: Legislating TogetherChapter 6: Executive Politics The President as Executive The President and the Executive Branch The President and the Cabinet The Vice President The First Lady Presidential Control of the Bureaucracy Presidential Management of the Bureaucracy Conclusion: The Frustrating Search for ControlChapter 7: Judicial Politics Presidential Appointment of Federal Judges Other Presidential Influences on the Federal Courts Judicial Oversight of Presidential Action Conclusion: A Balancing ActPart III: The President and Public PolicyChapter 8: The Politics of Domestic Policy The Domestic Policy Process The Domestic Policy Environment The Domestic Policy Apparatus Conclusion: Providing Policy LeadershipChapter 9: The Politics of Economic Policy Macroeconomic Policy Microeconomic Policy Presidents and the Economy: 1933-2017 The Politics of Macroeconomic Policymaking The Economic Subpresidency Presidents and Economic Policy Coordination Congress's Role in Macroeconomic Policy Conclusion: Avoiding Economic DisorderChapter 10: The Politics of National Security Policy Issues in National Security Policy: Search for a New Consensus The Problem with National Security Policymaking The President, Congress, and National Security Organizing and Managing National Security Conclusion: Limiting the Exercise of PowerChapter 11: The Trump Transition and First One Hundred Days The Transition The Inauguration The First 100 Days President Trump: A Natural Experiment
Responsibility: Joseph A. Pika, University of Delaware, John Anthony Maltese, University of Georgia, Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin College.


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