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- Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 24.95
In the forty-year span between 1968 and 2008, the United States underwent greatchange in nearly every avenue of lifeeconomics, social mores, demographics,technology, and, of course, politics. The way Americans chose Richard Nixon as theirpresident was very different from the way they chose Barack Obama. The process ofselecting Obama was more... more...
- International Labour Office 2009; US$ 15.00
This report has three aims: reviewing the ILO's progress in assisting constituents to achieve gender equality in the world of work; highlighting its current efforts to implement International Labour Conference (ILC) resolutions and Governing Body decisions on promoting gender equality and mainstreaming it in the Decent Work Agenda; and providing... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 35.00
As the most prominent figure of the U.S. government, the president is under constant scrutiny from both his colleagues and the American people. Questions about the proper role of the president have been especially prevalent in the media during the current economic crisis. The Presidency in the Twenty-first Century explores the growth of presidential... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 18.99
Packaging the Presidency, Third Edition, is now completely updated to offer the only comprehensive study of the history and effects of political advertising in the United States. Noted political critic Kathleen Hall Jamieson traces the development of presidential campaigning from early political songs and slogans through newsprint and radio, and up... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 38.99
To understand the challenges of political leadership and how top executives succeed in accomplishing an administration's objectives, business in government experts Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. Abramson present the findings of a two year's study of top political appointees in the Obama administration. The participants?deputy secretaries and agency... more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 89.00
Framed in Article II of the Constitution, presidential powers are dictated today by judicial as well as historical precedent. To understand the ways the president wields power as well as how this power is kept in check by other branches of government, Harold J. Krent presents three overlapping determinants of the president's role under the Constitution-the... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Proposals for reform have dotted the federal management landscape in the United States for more than 50 years. Yet these efforts by public management professionals have frequently failed to produce lasting results. In her new book, Federal Management Reform in a World of Contradictions , renowned public administration scholar Beryl A. Radin reveals... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 20.99
There are two winners in every presidential election campaign: The inevitable winner when it begins--such as Rudy Guliani or Hillary Clinton in 2008--and the inevitable victor after it ends. In The Candidate, Samuel Popkin explains the difference between them.While plenty of political insiders have written about specific campaigns, only Popkin--drawing... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
"Authenticity," the dominant cultural value of the baby boom generation, became central to presidential campaigns in the late 20th century. Beginning in 1976, Americans elected six presidents whose campaigns represented evolving standards of authenticity. Interacting with the media and their publics, these successful presidential candidates... more...