The Obama Presidency: Appraisals and Prospects

Paperback (New Edition)
$46.36
BN.com price
(Save 9%)$51.00 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (8) from $29.66   
  • New (5) from $40.27   
  • Used (3) from $29.66   
Sending request ...

More About This Book

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608716852
  • Publisher: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/26/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 372
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

1 Introduction: A Counterfactual Presidency Bert A. Rockman Andrew Rudalevige 1

2 "Change We Can Believe In" Meets Reality Joel D. Abeerbach 11

3 Strategic Assessments: Evaluating Opportunities and Strategies in the Obama Presidency George C. Edwards III 37

4 Political Forces on the Obama Presidency: From Elections to Governing James E. Campbell 67

5 Polarization, Public Opinion, and the Presidency: The Obama and Anti-Obama Coalitions Gary C. Jacobson 94

6 Obama and the Public Presidency: What Got You Here Won't Get You There Diane J. Heith 123

7 The Privileges of Access: Interest Groups and the White House Lawrence R. Jacobs 149

8 Rivals, or a Team? Staffing and Issue Management in the Obama Administration Andrew Rudalevige 171

9 Doing Big Things: Obama and the 111th Congress Barbara Sinclair 198

10 Obama and the Law: Judicial Restraint at the Crossroads David A. Yalof 223

11 Ambition, Necessity, and Polarization in the Obama Domestic Agenda Christopher H. Foreman 244

12 Continuity and Change in Obama's Foreign Policy Robert S. Singh 268

13 Economic Crisis and Political Change: A New New Deal? M. Stephen Weatherford 295

14 Presidential Style and the Obama Presidency Bert A. Rockman Eric N. Waltenburg Colin Campbell 331

About the Contributors 353

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)