Executive Privilege / Edition 3

Executive Privilege / Edition 3

by Mark J. Rozell
     
 

This third Edition of what has been hailed as "the definitive contemporary work on the subject" adds a thorough analysis of the controversies stirred by George W. Bush's aggressive use of executive privilege and questions the transparency of Barack Obama's privilege claims in the early months of his presidency.See more details below

Overview

This third Edition of what has been hailed as "the definitive contemporary work on the subject" adds a thorough analysis of the controversies stirred by George W. Bush's aggressive use of executive privilege and questions the transparency of Barack Obama's privilege claims in the early months of his presidency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700617128
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Series:
Studies in Government and Public Policy
Edition description:
Revised and Upd
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: The Dilemma of Secrecy and Democratic Accountability

1. The Arguments against Executive Privilege

2. The Arguments in Favor of Executive Privilege

3. Undermining a Constitutional Doctrine: Richard Nixon and the Abuse of Executive Privilege

4. The Post-Watergate Years I: The "Open" Presidencies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter

5. The Post-Watergate Years II: Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and the Era of Divided Government

6. Beyond the Watergate Taint: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and the Effort to Restore Executive Privilege

7. Beyond the Watergate Taint III: George W. Bush, Barak Obama, and the Growing Discord over Executive Privilege

Conclusion: Resolving the Dilemma

Notes

Index

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