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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 42.99
Rivals for Power is a penetrating and up-to-date description of the power struggle between the president and Congress. In it, leading congressional and presidential scholars and knowledgeable former public officials present a vivid explanation of the historical, political, and constitutional complexities of presidential-congressional relations.... more...
- LearningExpress, LLC 2013; US$ 8.99
This guide offers what every candidate preparing for a Civil Service Exam is looking for--powerful practice. Packed with EIGHT full-length practice tests--the most exams available on the market--Civil Service Exams: Power Practice offers the comprehensive preparation needed to succeed on the exam and secure a job. Civil Service Exams: Power Practice... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 14.99
Through transcripts, memos, and analysis, Representative John C. Conyers, Jr. and the House Judiciary Committee reveal how the Bush administration again and again assumed more power than the Constitution allows, and circumvented the traditional checks and balances of our system. From ignoring laws that forbid torturing, to determining that the president... more...
- The New Press 2013; US$ 26.99
With Obama?s election to the presidency in 2008, many believed the United States had entered a new era: Obama came into office with high expectations that he would end the war in Iraq and initiate a new foreign policy that would reestablish American values and the United States? leadership role in the world. In this shattering new assessment, historian... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Spitzer's classic study of presidential power, The Presidency and Public Policy examines the annual domestic legislative programs of US presidents from 1954-1974 to show how and in what ways the characteristics of their proposals affected their success in dealing with Congress (success being defined as Congress's passing the presidents' legislative... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1996; US$ 35.99
For two centuries, American presidents have considered themselves to be representatives of the American people. In this detailed study of presidential representation, Gary Gregg explores the theory, history, and consequences of presidents acting as representatives in the American political system. Gregg explores questions such as what it means to be... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 45.00
What elements of American political and rhetorical culture block the imagining?and thus, the electing?of a woman as president? Examining both major-party and third-party campaigns by women, including the 2008 campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin, the authors of Woman President: Confronting Postfeminist Political Culture identify the factors... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
Pres. Jimmy Carter issued last-minute rules immediately before leaving the White House, creating frustration for the incoming Reagan Administration. As George W. Bush prepared to cede the Oval Office to Barack Obama almost three decades later, he ordered more than thirty last-minute policy changes, quickly finalizing the rules before the Obama Administration... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 31.99
Dancing without Partners intensively analyzes the relationships among candidates, political parties, and interest groups under the BCRA's new regulations in the 2004 election cycle in five battleground states. The chapters assess the ways in which the rules of the game have changed the game itself_and also how they haven't. more...
- Lexington Books 2003; US$ 34.99
In Self-Government, The American Theme, Morrisey aptly demonstrates how the regime of the founders was replaced by a much more statist regime during the Civil War. He offers salient interpretations of the writings of the key presidents of founding and civil war periods, and interpretations centered on the key word, 'self-government.' This book is an... more...