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  • America Speaksby ABC News; USA Today; Charles Gibson; Ken Paulson

    Triumph Books 2008; US$ 14.99

    A comprehensive wrap-up of the historic 2008 Presidential election, this book is packed with gorgeous color photographs and buoyed by the insightful journalism of two of the world's news giants This must-have book examines every aspect of the riveting campaign and readers will also travel through 50 States in 50 Days? on the historic joint ABC News/USA... more...

  • Wrong Winnerby David W. Abbott; James P. Levine

    ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 27.95

    This book describes what the authors identify as an emerging political crisis in U.S. politics: the possible winning of the presidency by a candidate with far fewer votes than his or her opponent. David W. Abbott and James P. Levine stress both the irrationality and peculiar nature of the current electoral system, emphasizing recent and current political... more...

  • Institutions of American Democracy - The Executive Branchby Joel D. Aberbach; Mark A. Peterson

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 29.99

    DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORS GENERAL INTRODUCTION: The Executive Branch as an Institution of American Constitutional Democracy, Jaroslav Pelikan INTRODUCTION: Presidents and Bureaucrats: The Executive Branch and American Democracy Joel D. Aberbach and Mark A. Peterson SECTION I: THE HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE CONTEXT 1. The Evolution of the Presidency:... more...

  • Paths to Making a Differenceby Mark A. Abramson; Paul R. Lawrence

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 23.99

    To understand the challenges of political leadership and how top executives succeed in accomplishing an administration's objectives, business in government experts Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. Abramson present the findings of a two year's study of top political appointees in the Obama administration. more...

  • Before the Conventionby John H. Aldrich

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    Campaigns to win the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations are longer, more complex, and more confusing to the observer than the general election itself. The maze of delegate-selection procedures includes state primaries and caucuses as well as the traditional "smoke-filled room." Complicated federal election laws govern campaign financing.... more...

  • Ladies and Gentlemen of the Civil Serviceby Cindy Sondik Aron

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 109.99

    A study of clerical workers in US federal employment from the Civil War to 1900. more...

  • The Effects of Workforce-shaping Incentives on Civil Service Retirementsby Beth Asch; Steven Haider; Julie Zissimopoulos

    RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95

    An increasing number of retirements from federal employment is predicted at the beginning of the 21st century. This work provides estimates of the effects of early retirement incentives, buyout incentives and retention allowances on the retirement rates of federal employees. more...

  • Thomas Jefferson and Executive Powerby Jeremy D. Bailey

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 26.00

    This book outlines how Thomas Jefferson resolved the tension between contingency and a written constitution by proposing an executive that would be both strong and democratic. more...

  • Vote for Meby John Barron

    University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 22.50

    The 2008 campaign for President of the USA has attracted more attention and prompted more people to get out and vote in caucuses and primaries than any other. It has also been kind of crazy: the initial line-up of contenders were a black man, a woman, an Italian-American, a POW held in solitary confinement for years, a millionaire Mormon, a Latino,... more...

  • State Out of the Unionby Jeff Biggers

    Nation Books 2012; US$ 25.99

    Arizona has gone wild?over immigration, guns, healthcare, the Tea Party, and vigilantism. Award-winning author and Arizona local Jeff Biggers reports on what?s troubling our 48th state, and how a radicalized Arizona has become a national bellwether. more...