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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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


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