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War powers : the politics of constitutional authority

War powers : the politics of constitutional authority

Author: Mariah Ananda Zeisberg
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2015] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Armed interventions in Libya, Haiti, Iraq, Vietnam, and Korea challenged the US president and Congress with a core question of constitutional interpretation: does the president, or Congress, have  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mariah Ananda Zeisberg
ISBN: 0691168032 9780691168036 0691157227 9780691157221
OCLC Number: 919076201
Notes: First paperback printing.
Awards: Winner of American Sociological Association Presidency Research Section Richard E. Neustadt Book Award 2014
Description: 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Who Has Authority to Take the Country to War? --
Presidential Discretion and the Path to War : the Mexican War and World War II --
"Uniting Our Voice at the Water's Edge" : Legislative authority in the Cold War and Roosevelt Corollary --
Defensive War : the Cuban Missile Crisis and Cambodian Incursion --
Legislative Investigations as War Power : the Senate Munitions Investigation and Iran-Contra --
The Politics of Constitutional Authority.
Responsibility: Mariah Zeisberg.


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Winner of the 2014 Richard E. Neustadt Award, Presidents and Executive Politics Section of the American Political Science Association "Zeisberg has written a sophisticated, painstakingly researched Read more...

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