Executive Privilege / Edition 2

Executive Privilege / Edition 2

by Mark J. Rozell
     
 

Mark Rozell's Executive Privilege has provided for the past decade an in-depth review of the historical exercise of executive privilege and an analysis of the proper scope and limits of presidential power. Now Rozell has updated this important work to cover two new presidents, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, and show how both have revived the national debate over… See more details below

Overview

Mark Rozell's Executive Privilege has provided for the past decade an in-depth review of the historical exercise of executive privilege and an analysis of the proper scope and limits of presidential power. Now Rozell has updated this important work to cover two new presidents, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, and show how both have revived the national debate over executive privilege.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700612109
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Series:
Studies in Government and Public Policy
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
0.52(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Dilemma of Secrecy and Democratic Accountability1
1The Arguments against Executive Privilege7
2The Arguments in Favor of Executive Privilege19
3Undermining a Constitutional Doctrine: Richard Nixon and the Abuse of Executive Privilege54
4The Post-Watergate Years I: The "Open" Presidencies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter72
5The Post-Watergate Years II: Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and the Era of Divided Government93
6Beyond the Watergate Taint: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and the Effort to Restore Executive Privilege122
Conclusion: Resolving the Dilemma156
Notes171
Index199

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