The Modern Presidency / Edition 5

The Modern Presidency / Edition 5

by James P. P. Pfiffner, James P. Pfiffner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495189944

ISBN-13: 9780495189947

Pub. Date: 02/14/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


THE MODERN PRESIDENCY, Fifth Edition, is a concise, accessible and sophisticated text on the presidency. Case studies-a major strength of this short text-illustrate important aspects of presidential action and decision-making. Written by a top scholar on the presidency, and thoroughly updated through 2006 to include the presidency of George W. Bush, the text deals

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THE MODERN PRESIDENCY, Fifth Edition, is a concise, accessible and sophisticated text on the presidency. Case studies-a major strength of this short text-illustrate important aspects of presidential action and decision-making. Written by a top scholar on the presidency, and thoroughly updated through 2006 to include the presidency of George W. Bush, the text deals not only with presidents as individuals, but also with the large institutions that make up the modern presidency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495189947
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/14/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Presidency: Origins and Powers. 2. The President and the Public. 3. The White House Organization and Staff. 4. The Institutional Presidency. 5. The Cabinet and the Executive Branch. 6. The President and Congress. 7. The President and National Security. 8. Abuse of Power and Presidential Reputation.

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