6 edition of The contemporary presidency. found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||JK516 .J33 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 336 p.|
|Number of Pages||336|
|ISBN 10||0672537168, 0672637162|
|LC Control Number||73019657|
The Paperback of the Contemporary Presidency by Dorothy Buckton James at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox Author: Dorothy Buckton James. Reviews. Praise for the Third Edition. Richard Ellis’ The Development of the American Presidency is a unique and easy-to-use text for a standard presidency course. Because it is organized topically and not chronologically, the political development content is delivered in a framework organized around the institutional and behavior issues examined in most courses, resulting in .
When the first edition of this book appeared in , it was chosen as a Main Selection of both the Book-of-the-Month Club and History Book Club and quickly became the standard work on the modern American presidency—from William McKinley through William Jefferson Clinton. The Contemporary Presidency The Personnel Process in the Modern Presidency DAVID E. LEWIS Since the publication of the Plum Book in , the number of appointed positions has almost doubled both in total numbers and as a percentage of federal civilian employ-ees (Figure 1). Presidents, with the cooperation of Congress, have increased the.
FEATURES The Contemporary Presidency Changing the Way Washington Works? Assessing President Obama’s Battle with Lobbyists JAMES A. THURBER AmericanUniversity. In the bestselling book, Obama's Wars, Bob Woodward recounts President Barack Obama's friction with his military chain of command as he .
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The book is filled with ample evidence the title Toddler in Chief is justified. The author, Daniel Drezner, professor of international politics at Tufts University, clearly writes from a position of knowledge.
For me, it was clear that the goal of this book is not to bash the president and his abnormal behavior but to explore how we got here /5(23).
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Stephen Skowronek coined the term political authority in his landmark book on the presidency (), and it is a rich concept much deserving of elaboration. Skowronek defines it as "the expectations that surround the exercise of power at a given moment; the perception of what is appropriate for a given president to do" (, 16).
Contemporary definition is - marked by characteristics of the present period: modern, current. How to use contemporary in a sentence. Did You Know. Synonym Discussion of contemporary. “It may be cold comfort in this chaotic era, but Americans should know that there are adults in the room And we are trying to do what’s right even when Donald Trump won’t.”—An anonymous senior administrative official in an op-ed published in a New York Times op-ed, September 5, Every president faces criticism and caricature.
Donald Trump, however, is unique in that. Drezner does not simply argue that Trump is ill-suited for the presidency; he contends that Trump is incapable of adult behaviorWe knew most of these things about Trump before Drezner published his book, but he presents a smothering avalanche of repeated presidential : The contemporary presidency.
[Dorothy Buckton James] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Buckton James. Find more information about: ISBN: THE MODERN PRESIDENCY is a concise, accessible and sophisticated text that uses cases to illustrate important aspects of presidential action and decision-making.
Written by a top scholar on the presidency and thoroughly updated through the summer of to include the presidency of Barack Obama, the book looks at presidents as individuals and at the large institutions that. Contemporary Presidents.
STUDY. PLAY. Theodore Roosevelt. republican, Square Deal, anti-big business, started national parks, very high energy (soldier during Spanish American War) Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, faced opposition to prohibition, presidency was his first elected office, believe in large, well run fed.
bureaucracy, humanitarian. The contemporary presidency: the permanence of the "permanent campaign": George W. Bush's public presidency. (Features). Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush: faith, foreign policy, and an evangelical presidential style. The problem of the imperial presidency. Ancient paradigms and modern expectations: is the United States acting like a normal state.
Among those who helped mould such contemporary attitudes toward the presidency was the historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. He published an article in Encounter a month after Kennedy defeated Nixon, which is a blueprint for heroic presidential leadership.
Ostensibly, it discussed the problem of political leadership in the developing world, but it Cited by: 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/5.
Book Review Editor, Presidency and Political Science and Law. Nancy Kassop, SUNY New Paltz. Feature Editor: The Law. Jasmine Farrier, University of Louisville.
Feature Editor: Polls and Elections. Costas Panagopoulas, Fordham University. Feature Editor: The Contemporary Presidency. James Pfiffner, George Mason University. Free Online Library: The contemporary presidency: civil-military friction and presidential decision making: explaining the broken dialogue.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: James, Dorothy Buckton, Contemporary presidency. New York, Pegasus  (OCoLC) Document Type. In his book “The Toddler in If an imperial presidency threatens democracy, a childlike presidency can be apocalyptic.
more contemporary echoes of Caligula, Nero or Commodus might repeat. Steven R. Goldzwig is professor of communication studies at Marquette University. His research interests include politics, ethics, and the contemporary presidency. He is currently working on a book‐length study of Harry S.
Truman's presidential campaign rhetoric during the whistle‐stop train tour. Search for more papers by this authorCited by: This book is both erudite and accessible, and it's an excellent survey of the modern Presidency, which Gould, a respected University of Texas historian, points out has been transformed in roughly the past hundred years from an intimate, folksy, at times nearly one-man operation into an unwieldy, unworkable, and dangerously out-of-touch apparatus that has far less to do with Cited by: During the campaign for the presidency, U.S.
policy toward Cuba was an important issue. Fidel Castro had led a revolution to overthrow the corrupt Batista regime in and had allied Cuba with the Soviet Union and other Communist powers. The Eisenhower administration had been supporting and training anti-Cas.
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 to include the presidency of George W. Bush, the text deals. Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith lectured a class on what he termed the beginning of the 'modern presidency'.
The second portion of the class focused on Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and.The Contemporary Presidency: The Decline and Resurgence and Decline (and Resurgence?) of Congress: Charting a New Imperial Presidency ANDREW RUDALEVIGE Dickinson.About. About the book: The Presidents is a collection of brief stories from the lives of the 44 American presidents, each transcribed from one of C-SPAN's interviews.
These accounts vary as .