Presidency and Congress: Executive Hegemony at the Crossroads of American Government / Edition 1

Presidency and Congress: Executive Hegemony at the Crossroads of American Government / Edition 1

by Robert J. Spitzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070603510

ISBN-13: 9780070603516

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This text offers a fresh look at the evolving relationship between the president and Congress. By focusing heavily on the historical, legal, and political perspectives that shape the interaction of the two branches. Presidency and Congress seeks in part to counter the narrow and historical nature of each modern presidential-congressional analysis. The text…  See more details below

Overview

This text offers a fresh look at the evolving relationship between the president and Congress. By focusing heavily on the historical, legal, and political perspectives that shape the interaction of the two branches. Presidency and Congress seeks in part to counter the narrow and historical nature of each modern presidential-congressional analysis. The text examines the trends that have led to the rise of the modern strong presidency, the apparent decline of Congress, and the implications of theses trends for the constitutional separation of powers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070603516
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: Foundations of the Presidential-Congressional RelationshipCHAPTER 2: The Evolving Relationship CHAPTER 3: The Domestic Realm I: The Legislative Presidency CHAPTER 4: The Domestic Realm II: Explaining Presidential-Congressional Interaction CHAPTER 5: Foreign Affairs I: Who Steers the Ship of State CHAPTER 6: Foreign Affairs II: Ah, Diplomacy CHAPTER 7: Conclusion: Is the Separation of Power Obsolete

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