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- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 37.99
Challenging views that American politics are characterized by a consensus on liberal capitalist values, this study covers 300 years of history to trace rival political cultures: egalitarian community, competitive individualism, hierarchical collectivism, atomized fatalism and autonomous hermitude. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 28.99
Judging Executive Power introduces students to sixteen important Supreme Court cases that have shaped the power of the American presidency. The cases selected include the removal power, executive privilege, executive immunity, the line-item veto, as well as a president's wartime powers from the Civil War to the War on Terror. The book both brings the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95
Our understanding of the politics of the presidency is greatly enhanced by viewing it through a developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution. The Development of the American Presidency pays great attention to that historical weight but is organized topically and conceptually with the constitutional origins... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 42.99
At a time when the institution of the presidency seems in a state of almost permanant crisis, it is particularly important to understand what sort of an institution the framers of the Constitution thought they were creating. Founding the American Presidency offers a first-hand view of the minds of the founders by bringing together extensive selections... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00
Take a candid look into how some traditional liberal arts colleges have incorporated nontraditional adult degree programs. This volume of case studies shows how a number of small, independent universities addressed various administrative and service functions for their adult programs. When taken together, it captures the emulsive nature of this imperfect... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 43.00
The study of the presidency?the power of the office, the evolution of the executive as an institution, the men who have served?has generated a great body of research and scholarship.What better way to get students to grapple with the ideas of the literature than through conflicting perspectives on some of the most pivotal issues facing the modern... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 40.00
Getting students to engage in debate always makes for a lively classroom. Yet when students only parrot partisan lines, an instructor is left to question if there is real pedagogical value in the exercise. Richard Ellis and Michael Nelson offer a fresh take on the traditional debate-style reader. With pieces written specifically for this volume... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 41.00
The study of the presidency?the power of the office, the evolution of the institution, the men who have served?has generated a rich body of research and scholarship. What better way to get students to grapple with this literature than through conflicting perspectives on some of the most pivotal issues facing the modern presidency? Once again Ellis... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 68.00
The Far Northeast, a peninsula incorporating the six New England states, New York east of the Hudson, Quebec south of the St. Lawrence River and Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the Maritime Provinces, provided the setting for a distinct chapter in the peopling of North America. Late Pleistocene Archaeology and Ecology in the Far Northeast focuses on... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 89.99
The book provides timely analyses of overarching themes (voting laws, campaign finance and redistricting) from the 2012 campaign cycle as well as case studies of important 2012 congressional races. Collectively the concepts and cases will give college undergraduate students a compelling narrative explanation of America?s electoral process and the... more...