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  • Building Tomorrow's Leaders Todayby Michael A. Genovese

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book focuses on leadership -- what it is, how it works, and how complex, multi-layered and multi-dimensional it is -- and how it will change in the years ahead. If we are to build tomorrow’s leaders today, we need to anticipate what skills, temperaments, and specific competencies will be valuable as we face future needs. If the past is a predictor... more...

  • The Future of Leadershipby Michael A Genovese

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The Future of Leadership considers how the rapid changes of today will affect the leaders of tomorrow. Renowned Leadership scholar Michael A. Genovese argues that one of the key challenges for future leaders will be to effectively and constructively manage the ‘hyper-change’ taking place both within organizations and in the broader social and political... more...

  • A Presidential Nationby Michael A. Genovese

    Avalon Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    The Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial. Why do we devote monuments to the presidents? Why do we honor them, instead of Congress, or the courts? A Presidential Nation examines how the presidency—an office limited by the Constitution and separation of powers—became the centerpiece of American government. Michael A.... more...

  • The Presidential Dilemmaby Michael Genovese

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    This brief, thought-provoking text evaluates the performance of recent presidents from Johnson to Bush, finding that, overall, each has failed to live up to public expectations. Written by one of the top presidency scholars today, The Presidential Dilemma reflects on the idea that as our country's problems grow, our politicians seem to shrink. Arguing... more...

  • Presidential Leadership in an Age of Changeby Michael Genovese

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The American public hungers for a heroic leader. From John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush, every American president has left office either under a cloud or as a failed leader. Michael A. Genovese argues that presidents are set up for failure; it is not specific presidents but the presidency itself that is the problem. The presidency was designed to... more...

  • The Post-Heroic Presidency: Leveraged Leadership in an Age of Limits, 2nd Editionby Michael Genovese; Todd Belt

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 60.00

    The immediate post-World War II era was undeniably a period of American power and influence. Even during the Cold War, the United States was the leader of the West, exerting wide-ranging power internationally. But beginning with the Vietnam War, America began experiencing a series of setbacks and challenges to its power. The Post-Heroic Presidency:... more...

  • The Presidency and the Challenge of Democracyby Michael A. Genovese; Lori Cox Han

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 39.00

    The rise of presidential power poses a significant threat to America's democratic values. As the presidency apparently eclipses Congress, the courts in power, and public/media attention, the balance of powers has tilted. In this accessible book, leading scholars explore the reasons for and implications of the rising power of the presidency. more...

  • The Presidency and the Constitutionby Michael A. Genovese; Robert J. Spitzer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 41.00

    This comprehensive case law book examines the evolution of judicial interpretation of the scope and limitations of presidential power. From interbranch struggles for power, to presidential selection, to campaign financing, to war powers, hardly an issue arises for the modern presidency that does not eventually find itself framed as a legal problem... more...

  • Watergate Rememberedby Michael A. Genovese; Iwan W. Morgan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 33.00

    As the fortieth anniversary of the Nixon resignation approaches, it is time to take a fresh look at Watergate's impact on the American political system and to consider its significance for the historical reputation of the president indelibly associated with it. more...

  • Shakespeare and Politicsby Bruce E. Altschuler; Michael A. Genovese

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    William Shakespeare, more than any other author, was able to capture the essence of human nature in all its manifestations. His political plays offer enduring insights into our humanity, our vanity, our noble and baser drives, what makes us great, and what makes us loathsome. He tells us about ourselves and about our world. This volume gleans valuable... more...