The Politics Of the Presidency, Revised 7th Edition / Edition 7

The Politics Of the Presidency, Revised 7th Edition / Edition 7

by John Anthony Maltese, Joseph a Pika
     
 

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ISBN-10: 087289469X

ISBN-13: 9780872894693

Pub. Date: 07/29/2009

Publisher: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.


About the Author:
Joseph A. Pika is professor of political science and international relations at the University of Delaware. He holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin and taught previously at SUNY at Buffalo

About the Author:
John Anthony Maltese is the Albert Berry Saye Professor of American Government and Constitutional Law

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About the Author:
Joseph A. Pika is professor of political science and international relations at the University of Delaware. He holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin and taught previously at SUNY at Buffalo

About the Author:
John Anthony Maltese is the Albert Berry Saye Professor of American Government and Constitutional Law and a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Georgia's School of Public and International Affairs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872894693
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
07/29/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Tables and Figures     xi
Preface     xiii
The President and the Public
The Changing Presidency     1
The Scope of Presidential Power     1
Expansion of the Presidency     21
Presidential Culture     28
Conclusion: The Changeable, Political Presidency     30
Suggested Readings     31
Notes     32
Election Politics     37
Evolution of the Selection Process     38
Defining the Pool of Eligibles     44
Competing for the Nomination     50
The National Convention     59
The General Election     61
Validation     81
Transitions to Governing     84
Suggested Readings     85
Resources on the Web     86
Notes     86
Public Politics     93
Public Attitudes toward the Presidency     95
Rallying Public Support     106
The President and the Media     120
Conclusion: The Permanent Campaign     136
Suggested Readings     137
Notes     137
Presidential Character and Performance     146
Determinants and Evaluations ofPerformance     148
What Manner of Person?     153
Psychological Characteristics of U.S. Presidents     162
Management Styles of Modern Presidents     168
Understanding Presidents: Bill Clinton and George W. Bush     173
Conclusion: Seeking Presidential Success     189
Suggested Readings     191
Resources on the Web     191
Notes     191
The President and the Government
Legislative Politics     200
Development of the President's Legislative Role     207
The Presidential-Congressional Relationship     210
The President's Formal Legislative Powers     217
The President's Informal Legislative Influence     222
Explaining Presidents' Legislative Success     230
Conclusion     237
Suggested Readings     238
Notes     239
Executive Politics     246
The President as Executive     251
The President and the Executive Branch     252
The President and the Cabinet     262
The Vice President     268
Presidential Control of the Bureaucracy     270
Presidential Management of the Bureaucracy     281
Conclusion      288
Suggested Readings     289
Resources on the Web     290
Notes     290
Judicial Politics     298
Presidential Appointment of Federal Judges     299
Other Presidential Influences on the Federal Courts     318
Judicial Oversight of Presidential Action     324
Conclusion     326
Suggested Readings     327
Notes     328
The President and Public Policy
The Politics of Domestic Policy     333
The Domestic Policy Process     337
The Domestic Policy Environment     348
The Domestic Policy Apparatus     351
Conclusion     359
Suggested Readings     362
Notes     363
The Politics of Economic Policy     367
Macroeconomic Policy     370
Microeconomic Policy     373
Presidents and the Economy: 1933-2007     376
The Politics of Macroeconomic Policymaking     384
The Economic Subpresidency     388
Presidents and Economic Policy Coordination     398
Congress's Role in Macroeconomic Policy     402
Conclusion     405
Suggested Readings      407
Notes     407
The Politics of National Security Policy     412
Issues in National Security Policy: Search for a New Consensus     415
The Problem with National Security Policymaking     424
The President, Congress, and National Security     425
Organizing and Managing National Security     439
Conclusion     446
Suggested Readings     446
Notes     447
George W. Bush: Challenges of a Wartime President     454
A Wartime Presidency     457
A Dramatic Reshuffling of Agendas     458
Economic Strains and Dislocations     464
Public Support Threatened     467
Doubts about the President's Performance     477
Balancing Foreign Policy with Political Necessity     483
Conclusion     486
Suggested Readings     487
Notes     487
Appendixes     495
Index     511
Credits     549

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