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- Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 26.95
"Examines the organizational, political, and procedural challenges faced by postwar U.S. presidents, from Truman through George W. Bush, working in a separated system of government"--Provided by publisher. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 95.00
How has the role of the president changed since George Washington? How does the president interact with Congress? The courts? The states? Other nations? These are just a few of the overarching questions addressed in this volume in ABC-CLIO’s About Federal Government set devoted to the president and the executive branch he manages.||The Executive Branch... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 95.00
Bringing together research on the situational determinants of risk propensity and on individual personality predispositions, Boettcher draws on findings from political science, psychology, economics, business, and sociology to develop a Risk Explanation Framework (REF) to study the 'person in the situation'. Using structured, focused comparison, he... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 34.00
Please note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title. Stock of this book requires shipment from an overseas. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. This innovative volume examines the effects of term limits on electoral competition, campaign contributions, and the activities of the Michigan legislature with in-depth interviews with legislators. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 39.00
What does it take to win the White House? This book helps students understand both the issues and how and why people vote for one candidate. After discussing the dynamics of the primary campaigns, the authors examine three broad sets of issues that play a key role in voting: foreign policy, domestic policies, and the culture wars. This sets the foundations... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 51.00
Tribune of the People was first published in 1990. The Minnesota legislature enjoys a national reputation for confronting difficult state problems and devising innovative ways of dealing with them. In recent years, however, as issues have become increasingly complex and controversial, public respect for the legislature has declined. In 1985 the legislature... more...
- RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95
Enhancing the performance of the civil service has been a central objective of the United States since the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 authorized a performance-based component to federal salary structures. In 2003, the National Commission on the Public Service, also known as the Volcker Commission, recommended that explicit pay-for-performance... more...
- Cato Institute 2008; US$ 13.00
Examines how Americans have expanded presidential power over recent decades by expecting solutions for all national problems, and concludes by calling for the presidents role to return to its properly defined constitutional limits. more...
- AMACOM 2009; US$ 19.95
Working for the government offers many advantages: great prospects for professional growth, job security, an attractive array of benefits, and the opportunity to help other citizensbut it also presents unique challenges. Managing Your Government Career gives current and future government employees powerful advice for starting out and maneuvering... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2006; US$ 161.00
This one-of-a-kind resource offers county-by-county returns of all Democratic and Republican presidential primary elections from 2000-2004. U.S. Presidential Primary Elections 2000-2004 allows researchers to study voting behavior and political trends by state, country, or region. Organized by state, each state section includes:. * County-by-county... more...