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Overview

Access the latest research in presidential politics without shying away from controversial topics in READINGS IN PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS. This anthology includes 13 selections written by top scholars in the field of Presidential Politics and Policy, including George Edwards, Barbara Sinclair, James Pfiffner, Gary Jacobsen, Steve Wayne, and Louis Fisher.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495006701
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 4/7/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

George C. Edwards III, one of the country's leading scholars of the presidency, is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Texas A&M University. He also holds the George and Julia Blucher Jordan Chair in Presidential Studies in the Bush School, and has held visiting appointments at Oxford, the University of London, Peking University, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the University of Wisconsin, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He was the founder and from 1991-2001 the director of The Center for Presidential Studies. He has authored dozens of articles and has written or edited nineteen books on American politics and public policy making, including AT THE MARGINS: PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP OF CONGRESS, PRESIDENTIAL APPROVAL, PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP, NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION, IMPLEMENTING PUBLIC POLICY, and RESEARCHING THE PRESIDENCY. He is also editor of Presidential Studies Quarterly. Among his latest books, ON DEAF EARS: THE LIMITS OF THE BULLY PULPIT is a study of the effectiveness of presidential leadership of public opinion, and WHY THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE IS BAD FOR AMERICA advocates direct election of the president. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Roper Center and the Board of Trustees of the Center for the Study of the Presidency.

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Table of Contents

1. PRESIDENTIAL SELECTION. William G. Mayer, "WHY PRESIDENTS BREAK PROMISES?" George C. Edwards III, "The Flawed Foundations of the Electoral College." 2. THE CONTEXT OF THE PRESIDENCY. Gary C. Jacobson, "Partisan Polarization in Presidential Support: The Electoral Connection." William G. Howell, "Power without Persuasion: Rethinking Foundations of Executive Influence". Stephen J. Wayne, "Presidential Decision Making: The Influence of Personality on George W. Bush's Decisions to Go to War." 3. THE PRESIDENT AND THE PUBLIC. James Pfiffner, "Do Presidents Lie?" George C. Edwards III, "The Limits of the Bully Pulpit." 4. THE PRESIDENT AND THE PRESS. Martin P. Wattenberg, "The Changing Presidential Media Environment". Jeffrey E. Cohen, "News That Doesnt Matter: Presidents, the News Media, and the Mass Public in an Era of New Media" 5. THE PRESIDENT AND THE GOVERNMENT. Louis Fisher, "What Is the Appropriate Role of Congress in National Security Policy" . Barbara Sinclair, "Why There Is Gridlock in Congress." George C. Edwards III, "Why Not the Best? The Loyalty-Competence Trade-Off in Presidential Appointments." Sheldon Goldman, "Is there a Crisis in Judicial Selection?"

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