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  • Powers of the Presidencyby CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2008; US$ 54.05

    Providing both a historical and contemporary perspective on presidential powers, The Powers of the Presidency guides readers through the presidency as a constitutional office, covering how it was shaped by its design at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and by later constitutional amendments, Supreme Court decisions, and custom and precedent. It... more...

  • Presidency, the Public, and the Partiesby CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2008; US$ 54.05

    The Presidency, the Public, and the Parties considers how presidential leadership depends on its ability to gain the support or acquiescence of key constituencies outside government. It discusses both historical and current relationships, including the presidency and political parties, the presidency and mass media, the presidency and the public, and... more...

  • Lobbying and Policy Changeby Frank R. Baumgartner; Jeffrey M. Berry; Marie Hojnacki; Beth L. Leech; David C. Kimball

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    During the 2008 election season, politicians from both sides of the aisle promised to rid government of lobbyists? undue influence. For the authors of Lobbying and Policy Change , the most extensive study ever done on the topic, these promises ring hollow?not because politicians fail to keep them but because lobbies are far less influential than... more...

  • Beyond Ideologyby Frances E. Lee

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 22.00

    The congressional agenda, Frances Lee contends, includes many issues about which liberals and conservatives generally agree. Even over these matters, though, Democratic and Republican senators tend to fight with each other. What explains this discord? Beyond Ideology argues that many partisan battles are rooted in competition for power rather... more...

  • Nominating the Presidentby Jack Citrin; David Karol

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 74.99

    This book offers a fresh look at the role of parties, the constraints of campaign finance, the status of front-runners, and the significance of rules, race, and gender in the post-reform era. In this volume, leading scholars assess the state of the process with original research about money, scheduling, superdelegates, and the role of race and gender... more...

  • Politics in America 2010by Chuck McCutcheon; Christina L. Lyons

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2009; US$ 143.75

    Reliable, readable, insightful, and objective, CQ’s Politics in America has been called “the ultimate insider’s guide to politics.” Politics in America is an essential resource for any collection that serves readers who want authoritative information on the members of the 111th Congress. The profiles of the 535 members plus the... more...

  • Presidential Elections, 1789-2008by CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2009; US$ 55.00

    Up-to-date contact information for all offices listed and profiles of regulatory officials. more...

  • Tribes on the Hill: The U.S. Congress--Rituals and Realitiesby Jack Weatherford

    ABC-CLIO 1985; US$ 36.95

    "A revealing, witty, and altogether fascinating story of the tribal customs and rituals that help shape our nation's lives." The Washingtonian more...

  • Restorationby George F. Will

    Free Press 2010; US$ 18.95

    Biblical Christianity was originally a sect of Judaism that believed in Jesus and revered the Torah as the core of her scriptures. Restoration is a riveting argument for a return to that original biblical expression of faith in Jesus. Discover for yourself the profound beauty of Torah life, the celebration of the biblical Sabbath, and the application... more...

  • Winning the White House, 2008by Kevin J. McMahon; David M. Rankin; Donald W. Beachler; John Kenneth White

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 100.00

    What does it take to win the White House? This text helps students understand both the issues and the how and why people vote for a candidate. more...