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Institutions of American Democracy - The Executive Branch

The Executive Branch

Institutions of American Democracy - The Executive Branch
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DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORS GENERAL INTRODUCTION: The Executive Branch as an Institution of American Constitutional Democracy, Jaroslav Pelikan INTRODUCTION: Presidents and Bureaucrats: The Executive Branch and American Democracy Joel D. Aberbach and Mark A. Peterson SECTION I: THE HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE CONTEXT 1. The Evolution of the Presidency: Between the Promise and the Fear, Scott C. James 2. The Evolution of National Bureaucracy in the United States, Daniel Carpenter 3. Giving Direction to Government in Comparative Perspective, Richard Rose SECTION II: PRESIDENTIAL BEHAVIOR AND THE INSTITUTIONS OF THE PRESIDENCY 4. Presidential Elections and American Democracy, Stephen J. Wayne 5. The Executive Office of the President: The Paradox of Politicization, Matthew J. Dickinson 6. Communicating from the White House: Presidential Narrowcasting and the National Interest, Lawrence R. Jacobs 7. The Person of the President, Leadership, and Greatness, Fred I. Greenstein SECTION III: THE PEOPLE AND POLITICS OF THE EXECUTIVE AGENCIES 8. The Complex Organization of the Executive Branch: The Legacies of Competing Approaches to Administration, Colin Campbell 9. The Federal Public Service: The People and the Challenge, Patricia W. Ingraham 10. Caught in the Middle: The President, Congress, and the Political-Bureaucratic System, Barry R. Weingast 11. Reforming the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government, Donald F. Kettl SECTION IV: THE PRESIDENT, EXECUTIVE AGENCIES, AND THE INSTITUTIONS OF POLICY MAKING 12. Executive Power and Political Parties: The Dilemmas of Scale in American Democracy, Sidney M. Milkis 13. The Executive Branch and the Legislative Process, Andrew Rudalevige 14. The Courts, Jurisprudence, and the Executive Branch, R. Shep Melnick 15. Federalism and the Executive Branch, Thomas Gais and James Fossett SECTION V: THE PAST AND FUTURE OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH 16. Control and Accountability: Dilemmas of the Executive Branch, Joel D. Aberbach and Mark A. Peterson INDEX
Oxford University Press; September 2006
640 pages; ISBN 9780199883950
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