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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
Our understanding of the politics of the presidency is greatly enhanced by viewing it through a developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution. The Development of the American Presidency pays great attention to that historical weight but is organized topically and conceptually with the constitutional origins... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
Contemporary members of Congress routinely use the media to advance their professional goals. Today, virtually every aspect of their professional legislative life unfolds in front of cameras and microphones and, increasingly, online. The Public Congress explores how the media moved from being a peripheral to a central force in U.S. congressional... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 31.00
In presidential elections, do voters cast their ballots for the candidates whose platform and positions best match their own? Or is the race for president of the United States come down largely to who runs the most effective campaign? It?s a question those who study elections have been considering for years with no clear resolution. In ... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 13.61
Das Modell der ?Persönlichen Assistenz? soll dazu beitragen, die Selbstbestimmtheit von Menschen mit körperlichen Behinderungen zu ermöglichen. Lakshmi S. Kotsch geht der Frage nach, welche Konsequenzen das Selbstbestimmungspostulat für die Interaktionen in den davon betroffenen Hilfebeziehungen hat. Die videographisch angelegte Studie zeigt, dass... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 11.80
Im Zuge der Outcome-Orientierung von Politikunterricht in Deutschland gewinnt auch die empirische Erhebung des politischen Wissens an Bedeutung. Kenntnisse zur Europäischen Union (EU) sind dabei ein wesentlicher Bestandteil der für angehende EU-Bürgerinnen und -Bürger notwendigen Politikkompetenzen. Dennoch ist das politische Wissen, auch bezüglich... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Presidential transitions offer the chance for new ideas, policies, and people to inhabit the White House. Transitions have triggered policy change for decades and eager interest groups have sought ways to capitalize on this often chaotic phase of US politics. President-Elect Barack Obama declared that lobbyists would be forbidden from serving his... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 71.00
A thorough examination of the impact of campaign politics on presidential elections in the United States is presented in this book. Using actual election results and empirical evidence, the author also incorporates data on additional factors such as media coverage, the impact of nominating conventions on public opinion, presidential debates, and other... more...
The Transition from Congressional Government to Presidential Government in the Late Nineteenth CenturyThe 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...
- 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...
- 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...