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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99
Barack Obama hat eine Welle der Faszination ausgelöst. Wie wenige vor ihm hat er durch die Kraft seiner Reden und seine körperliche Präsenz die Weltöffentlichkeit in seinen Bann gezogen. Dieser Band geht dem Phänomen auf den Grund. Fachleute aus verschiedenen Disziplinen versuchen, das "Erfolgsgeheimnis" der Weltperson Obama und seiner beispiellosen... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This book tackles the challenges that women face in the workplace generally and in the public sector particularly. While Women and Public Service spends time identifying and describing the problems that women faced in the past, it pays special attention to identifying possible remedies to these problems, and also surveys progress made in recent decades.... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Notwithstanding Richard Neustadt's assertion that presidential power is the power to persuade, Arthur demonstrates empirically that presidents are not very effective when they attempt to persuade key economic actors. Relying on content analysis of speeches, Arthur examines presidential rhetoric and its effect on the economy. While presidents have... more...
- 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...