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  • The Transition from Congressional Government to Presidential Government in the Late Nineteenth Centuryby Andrew Steinfeldt

    The 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...

  • Presidential Power and Accountabilityby Bruce Buchanan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • Religion, Race, and Barack Obama's New Democratic Pluralismby Gastón Espinosa

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • Colorado Politics and Policyby Thomas E. Cronin; Robert D. Loevy

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 40.00

    Thomas E. Cronin is the McHugh Professor of American Government and Leadership at Colorado College. He has received awards for teaching, research, and advising, and has authored, coauthored, or edited more than a dozen books, including best-selling books on American government and the American presidency. His latest book is Leadership Mat ters,... more...

  • Primary Politicsby Elaine C. Kamarck

    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...

  • Obama vs Romney: Who Should Win?by Jack Goldstein; Jimmy Russell

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 3.99

    In this totally and utterly impartial look at the race for the American Presidency, authors Jack Goldstein and Jimmy Russell wanted to have a serious debate as to who is better suited to take his place (or remain) in the White House. Unfortunately, each author wanted to cover the same ground. In the end it was decided that Jimmy could look at the pros... more...

  • Methods of Forecasting American Election Outcomesby Chandrasekhar Putcha

    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...

  • Guide to the Presidency and the Executive Branchby Michael C. Nelson

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 396.00

    This comprehensive guide provides a wealth of facts and analysis and is the definitive source for researchers seeking an understanding of those who have occupied the White House and on the institution of the U.S. presidency. more...

  • The Presidency A to Zby Gerhard Peters; John T. Woolley

    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...

  • Two Presidents Are Better Than Oneby David Orentlicher

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 25.50

    ?Many Americans are unsatisfied with politics. Simultaneously, we are hesitant to question the basic soundness of our constitutional system. In this refreshingly provocative book, David Orentlicher explains why it is due time for us to reconsider dominant ideas about the presidency, now arguably our most powerful political institution. Challenging... more...