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TitleThe presidency and the political system / Michael Nelson, Rhodes College, editor
ImprintLos Angeles : SAGE/CQ Press, 2018
Edition Eleventh Edition
Descript xv, 589 pages ; 23 cm


Part 1. Approaches to the presidency : The two constitutional presidencies -- Studying the presidency: Why presidents need political scientists -- Part 2. Elements of presidential power : The development of presidential power: Conservative insurgency and constitutional construction -- The presidency in history: Leading in the eye of the storm -- Presidential competence -- The psychological presidency -- Part 3. Presidential selection : The presidency and the nominating process :aspirants, parties, and selections -- The faulty premises of the Electoral College -- Part 4. Presidents and politics -- The presidential spectacle -- The presidency and the media: The case of Donald Trump -- The presidency and interest groups: Allies, adversaries, and policy leadership -- The presidency and political parties -- Part 5. Presidents and government : The institutional presidency -- The presidency and the bureaucracy: The levers of presidential control -- The president and Congress -- The presidency and the judiciary -- The presidency and unilateral power: A taxonomy -- Part 6. Presidents and public policy : Presidential power and public policy -- The presidency at war: The limits of agency in wartime presidential leadership -- "The firing, retiring, and expiring of Presidents": Impeachment, disability, resignation, and death - from the Constitution Convention to Donald Trump

Presidents -- United States

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