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The Post-Cold War Presidency / Edition 1
     

The Post-Cold War Presidency / Edition 1

by Anthony J. Eksterowicz, Glenn P. Hastedt, Thomas E. Cronin, Lydia Andrade, Harold M. Barger
 

ISBN-10: 0847691594

ISBN-13: 9780847691593

Pub. Date: 04/01/1999

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

With the end of the Cold War, U.S. presidential leadership has become both more important and more difficult. Post-war periods have historically posed challenges to leadership, and this time around the long-time image of the Oleader of the free worldO has declined in the face of globalization and increased interdependence among nations. It is exactly this complex

Overview

With the end of the Cold War, U.S. presidential leadership has become both more important and more difficult. Post-war periods have historically posed challenges to leadership, and this time around the long-time image of the Oleader of the free worldO has declined in the face of globalization and increased interdependence among nations. It is exactly this complex environment that makes Americans look ever more to their president for guidance. This accessibly-written volume discusses socio-cultural, political, and economic changes during and after the Cold War period and how these have affected modern presidential leadership. Prominent contributors cover key issues_image and character, domestic and foreign policy, distraction theory, domestic and international economics, executive/legislative relations, security/intelligence, executive dominance, and activist government_and suggest strategies for helping to ensure a strong presidency in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847691593
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 From Cold War to Global Presidency Chapter 4 Strategies for Presidential Leadership in the Post–Cold War Era Chapter 5 The Foreign Policy Presidency after the Cold War: New Uncertainty and Old Problems Chapter 6 Distracting Public Attention: Foreign Policy and the UN Chapter 7 The Incredible Shrinking Image: From Cold War to Globalist Presidency Part 8 The Post–Cold War Economic Presidency Chapter 9 The New Economy, the End of the Cold War, and Presidential Evaluations Chapter 10 Economic Intelligence and the CIA Part 11 The Post–Cold War Institutional Presidency Chapter 12 Formal Executive Power: The Contemporary Presidency Chapter 13 The White House Legislative Liaison Office: An Opportunity for Foreign Policy Inter-Branch Collaboration in the Post–Cold War Era Part 14 The Presidency and the Person Chapter 15 From Character to Convenience: What Really Matters in Presidential Politics Chapter 16 Bill Clinton as Warren Harding: The Post-War President as a Problem in American Political Development

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