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Richard A. Brody, Stanford University; Ivo Daalder, The Brookings Institution; John J. Dilulio, Jr., University of Pennsylvania; John Fortier, American Enterprise Institute; Fred I. Greenstein, Princeton University; Hugh Heclo, George Mason University; Karen M. Hult, Virginia Polytechnic and State University; Gary Jacobson, University of California, San Diego; Charles O. Jones, University of Wisconsin; James Lindsay, The Brookings Institution; Norman Ornstein, American Enterprise Institute; Allan Schick, University of Maryland. About the author:
Fred I. Greenstein is professor emeritus of political science and director of the Research Program in Leadership Studies at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. He is the author or editor of eight books on the presidency, including The Reagan Presidency: An Early Assessmentand The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader, both published by Johns Hopkins.
Greenstein has pioneered and refined the use of political psychology in analyzing presidential leadership and decision making. Here, he applies his well-honed criteria to Bush.
— John W. Dean
An excellent author in his own right, Greenstein excels as the editor for such well-knowns as Richard A. Brody, Ivo Daalder and James Lindsay, John Fortier, Allen Schick, et al.... For those desiring insight into the President's style and political vision, this work serves as the ideal primer.
— Robert H. Taylor
The first sober, academic look at the George W. Bush presidency... The contributors to the book not only succeed in merging the immediate and the theoretical, but they do so with uniform success.
— Robert Spitzer
This collection by prominent political scientists covers President George W. Bush's political style, guiding beliefs, White House organization, budget and foreign policies, legislative strategies, the ups and downs of the public's view of this presidency, and its impact on the partisan balance in the electorate.
|Ch. 1||The Leadership Style of George W. Bush||1|
|Ch. 2||The Political Ethos of George W. Bush||17|
|Ch. 3||The Bush White House in Comparative Perspective||51|
|Ch. 4||Bush's Budget Problem||78|
|Ch. 5||Bush's Foreign Policy Revolution||100|
|Ch. 6||President Bush: Legislative Strategist||138|
|Ch. 7||Capitalizing on Position in a Perfect Tie||173|
|Ch. 8||The Bush Presidency and the American Electorate||197|
|Ch. 9||President Bush and the Public||228|
|Ch. 10||A View from Within||245|
|About the Contributors||297|