The Modern Presidency / Edition 3

The Modern Presidency / Edition 3

by James P. Pfiffner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312208596

ISBN-13: 9780312208592

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Wadsworth

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…  See more details below

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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:
9780312208592
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
Ch. 1The Presidency: Origins and Powers1
Ch. 2The President and the Public15
Ch. 3The White House Staff and Organization44
Ch. 4The Institutional Presidency84
Ch. 5The Cabinet and the Executive Branch102
Ch. 6The President and Congress129
Ch. 7The President and National Security172
Ch. 8Abuse of Power and Presidential Reputation202
App. APresidents of the United States228
App. BThe Constitution of the United States of America: Articles I and II229
App. CConstitutional Amendments That Affect the Presidency: Amendments XII, XX, XXII, and XXV236
Index239

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