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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...
- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 14.95
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$ 26.95
Lloyd C. Gardner is the Charles and Mary Beard Professor of History at Rutgers University and the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including The Long Road to Baghdad and Three Kings (both available from The New Press). He lives in Newtown, Pennsylvania. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 38.99
This volume offers a unique and detailed examination of all stages of the 2012 presidential campaign, starting with the primaries and ending with post-election insights. Each chapter focuses on the campaign?s communication variables, including images, messages, and debates. Special attention is paid to the roles and functions of new technologies.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
"So You Think You Can Be President? is required reading not just for those of us who have had the audacity to ask ourselves that question, but for everyone."—Senator John Kerry What exactly does the leader of five legislative branches, ten executive branches, twenty departments, ninety-five independent agencies, and the free world do at his (or... 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 29.99
Message Control, a look at what shapes the news from the presidential campaign trail, comes out of the author's experience traveling with campaigns, interviews with other journalists who have covered campaigns from the road, and research on campaign news. Elizabeth Skewes, a journalism professor and former reporter, investigates journalists' beliefs... 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...
- 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...