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Presidency and Political System

Presidency and Political System - 7th edition

Presidency and Political System - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9781568026732

ISBN10: 1568026730

Presidency and Political System by Michael Nelson - ISBN 9781568026732
Edition: 7TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Congressional Quarterly
Published:
International: No
Presidency and Political System by Michael Nelson - ISBN 9781568026732

ISBN13: 9781568026732

ISBN10: 1568026730

Edition: 7TH 03

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Summary

The Presidency and the Political System, now in an updated edition, incorporates the most recent research and scholarship on the presidency, exploring important aspects of the relationship between the presidency and the other components of our political system.

This thought-provoking collection of 20 essays (written expressly for this volume) by leading political and presidential scholars provides readers with the most balanced, accessible, and compelling material available on our nation's highest office.


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Evaluating the Presidency
2. Studying the Presidency: Why Presidents Need Political Scientists
3. The American Presidency in Comparative Perspective: Systems, Situations, and Leaders
4. The Two Constitutional Presidencies
5. Presidential Leadership in Political Time
6. Presidential Competence
7. The Psychological Presidency
8. Second-Term Presidencies: The Aging of Administrations
9. The Presidency and the Nominating Process
10. The Presidency and the Election Campaign: Framing the Choice in 1996
11. The Presidency and the Public: Leadership as Spectacle
12. The President and the Press: Negotiating Newsworthiness at the White House
13. The Presidency, Social Forces, and Interest Groups: Why Presidents Can No Longer Govern
14. The Presidency and the Political Parties
15. The Institutional Presidency
16. The Presidency and the Bureaucracy: The Presidential Advantage
17. The President and Congress
18. The Presidency and the Judiciary
19. The Vice Presidency: New Opportunities, Old Constraints
20. Divided Government and Policy Making: Negotiating the Laws