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The presidency and the political system

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : CQ Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Tenth editionView all editions and formats
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"For more than 25 years, The Presidency and the Political System has showcased the best of presidential studies and research with top-notch scholars writing specifically for an undergraduate audience. With its insightful original essays offering historical context as well as incisive analysis, this volume has proven an indispensable guide to students of the presidency. Editor Michael Nelson ensures that each  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781452240435 1452240434
OCLC Number: 854980338
Description: xvi, 565 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Approaches to the presidency. The two constitutional presidencies / Jeffrey K. Tulis ; Studying the presidency : why presidents need political scientists / Lyn Ragsdale --
Part II. Elements of presidential power. The development of presidential power : conservative insurgency and constitutional construction / Stephen Skowronek ; The presidency in history : leading from the eye of the storm / Marc Landy and Sidney M. Milkis ; Presidential competence / Paul J. Quirk ; The psychological presidency / Michael Nelson --
Part III. Presidential selection. The presidency and the nominating process : aspirants, parties and selections / Lara M. Brown ; The faulty premises of the electoral college / George C. Edwards III --
Part IV. Presidents and politics. The presidential spectacle / Bruce Miroff ; The presidency and the media : two faces of democracy / Elvin T. Lim ; The presidency and interest groups : allies, adversaries, and policy leadership / Daniel J. Tichenor ; The presidency and political parties / Sidney M. Milkis --
Part V. Presidents and government. The institutional presidency / John P. Burke ; The presidency and the bureaucracy : the levers of presidential control / David E. Lewis and Terry M. Moe ; The President and Congress / Matthew J. Dickinson ; The presidency and the judiciary / David A. Yalof ; The presidency and unilateral power : a taxonomy / Andrew Rudalevige --
Part VI. Presidents and public policy. The three presidencies : power and policy / Roger B. Porter ; The presidency at war : unchecked power, uncertain leadership / Andrew J. Polsky.
Responsibility: Michael Nelson, editor.

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