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The Transition from Congressional Government to Presidential Government in the Late Nineteenth CenturyThe Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 149.95
The book argues that the imperial presidency began, not with Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but rather with Grover Cleveland. The role of the president was enlarged, and the role of congress diminished during his time in office. Once the concept of the modern presidency is clearly defined according to its attributes, it becomes clear that it has evolutionary... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
After a first series of policy responses to the 2008 - 09 crisis aimed at sustaining domestic demand through expansionary anti-crisis packages, most European governments - starting with Greece, Ireland, Bulgaria and Romania, and followed by many others - have since put in place a series of restrictive budgetary policies aimed at reducing their budget... more...
- TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95
This collection of essays by Dr. Paul F. Boller Jr. shares the humorous, intriguing, and little-known or widely misunderstood aspects of the American presidency. Personality?of the most interesting presidents and of Boller himself?is an important theme throughout this collection. Boller's prose, distinct and inviting, causes the reader to see what... more...