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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Many analysts now believe that the growth of presidential war power relative to Congress is irreversible. This book was written to contest that view. Its purpose is to identify what would be required to restore presidential war power to constitutional specifications while leaving the president powerful enough to do what is truly necessary in the face... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Contrary to popular claims, religion played a critical role in Barack Obama?s 2008 election as president of the United States. Religion, race, and gender entered the national and electoral dialogue in an unprecedented manner. What stood out most in the 2008 presidential campaign was not that Republicans reached out to religious voters but that Democrats... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 19.95
The 2008 presidential primaries produced more drama than many general election campaigns. John McCain overcame the near-implosion of his campaign to capture the Republican nomination by March, despite a strong challenge from quotable pastor-turned-governor Mike Huckabee. Hillary Clinton entered the Democratic race as the heavy favorite, only to fall... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 139.95
This interdisciplinary monograph analyzes presidential and legislative elections themes. Topics covered in the work include a critical discussion of all the forecasting models used in the past 20 years, and an examination of the forecasting of Presidential elections from an engineering and mathematical point of view, and actual mathematical equations... more...
- SAGE Publications, Inc 2012; US$ 144.00
The one-stop reference on all aspects of the U.S. presidency, The Presidency A to Z, Fifth Edition is an authoritative and accessible volume providing all the basic information readers need to understand the executive branch. This new and extensively revised fifth edition features important new entries on Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, John McCain,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
In almost every liberal democratic society, an issue that is a topic of constant and passionate public discussion is how much that country?s ministers, legislators, senior civil servants, and senior judges should be paid. Nor is this surprising; the issue has considerable voyeuristic appeal, particular democratic significance, and important ramifications... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 59.00
“Can Orentlicher be serious in calling for a plural executive? The answer is yes, and he presents thoughtful and challenging arguments responding to likely criticisms. Any readers who are other than completely complacent about the current state of American politics will have to admire Orentlicher’s distinctive audacity and to respond themselves... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 19.95
This book examines the foreign policy decisions of the presidents who presided over the most critical phases of America?s rise to world primacy in the twentieth century, and assesses the effectiveness and ethics of their choices. Joseph Nye, who was ranked as one of Foreign Policy magazine?s 100 Top Global Thinkers, reveals how some presidents tried... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Presidents and their administrations since the 1960s have become increasingly active in environmental politics, despite their touted lack of expertise and their apparent frequent discomfort with the issue. In White House Politics and the Environment: Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush , Byron W. Daynes and Glen Sussman study the multitude... more...