The presidency and the political system

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CQ Press, 2006 - Business & Economics - 607 pages
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Michael Nelson has put together another winning combination of classic piecesincluding chapters by Tulis, Skowronek, Quirk, Miroff, Burke, and Milkisand new essays, from David Lewis on bureaucracy to Andrew Polsky on war powers to Andrew Rudalevige on the cabinet. Ever conscious that the office has been powerfully shaped by history, each author offers context and insight while ensuring that theoretical ideas and perspectives are explored, developed, and clearly explained. The eighth edition of this widely anticipated collection once again proves to be the most balanced and compelling look at our nations highest office.

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

This is a collection of twenty original essays on the United States presidency by leading presidential scholars published in 1995. It was a required text for a political science course I took in ... Read full review

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Political science text on how presidents are chosen and what they are empowered to do. A good primer on the American presidency. Read full review

Contents

Evaluating the Presidency
1
APPROACHES TO THE PRESIDENCY
28
The Two Constitutional Presidencies
57

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