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The First Presidential Communications Agency
The First Presidential Communications Agency (February 2005)
FDR's Office of Government Reports
Mordecai Lee - Author

The history of FDR's Office of Government Reports.

This book explores a forgotten chapter in modern U.S. history: the false dawn of the communications age in American politics. The Office of Government Reports (OGR) was created in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, but after World War II Congress refused President Truman's request to continue funding it. OGR proved to be ahead of its time, a predecessor to the n...(Read More)
 
 
JFK, LBJ, and the Democratic Party
JFK, LBJ, and the Democratic Party (September 2004)
Sean J. Savage - Author

2005 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award

A comprehensive account of JFK’s and LBJ’s leadership of the Democratic Party in the 1960s.

JFK, LBJ, and the Democratic Party is a richly detailed, comprehensive, and provocative account of presidential party leadership in the turbulent 1960s. Using many primary sources, including resources from presidential libraries, state a...(Read More)
 
 
George W. Bush
George W. Bush (August 2004)
Evaluating the President at Midterm
Bryan Hilliard - Editor
Tom Lansford - Editor
Robert P. Watson - Editor

Essays on the first two years of the Bush presidency.

Bringing together presidential scholars, leading voices on the presidency, and former White House aides, this book provides a timely and thorough assessment of George W. Bush at the historic midpoint of his presidency. The book covers Bush's character and leadership style, domestic policy, foreign policy and the War on Terror, and the Bush administration. It concludes...(Read More)
 
 
Popular Justice
Popular Justice (July 2002)
Presidential Prestige and Executive Success in the Supreme Court
Jeff Yates - Author

Explores the interaction between the presidency and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Popular Justice
explores the interaction between the presidency and the United States Supreme Court in the modern era. It assesses the fortunes of chief executives before the Court and makes the provocative argument that success is impacted by the degree of public prestige a president experiences while in office. Three discrete situations are qua...(Read More)
 
 
Groupthink or Deadlock
Groupthink or Deadlock (January 2002)
When Do Leaders Learn from Their Advisors?
Paul A. Kowert - Author

Argues that too much advice can lead to policy deadlock depending on leadership style.
The danger of groupthink is now standard fare in leadership training programs and a widely accepted explanation, among political scientists, for policy-making fiascoes. Efforts to avoid groupthink, however, can lead to an even more serious problem—deadlock. Groupthink or Deadlock explores these dual problems in the Eisenhower and Reagan admi...(Read More)
 
 
The Environmental Presidency
The Environmental Presidency (September 1999)
Dennis L. Soden - Editor

Examines how the modern presidency has responded to environmental concerns.

The Environmental Presidency develops a systematic understanding of how presidents have influenced the development of environmental and natural resource policy through an examination of environmental behavior and interaction patterns between the president and the American people. Looking at five presidential roles--Commander in Chief, Ch...(Read More)
 
 
Explaining Congressional-Presidential Relations
Explaining Congressional-Presidential Relations (August 1999)
A Multiple Perspective Approach
Steven A. Shull - Author
Thomas C. Shaw - Author

CHOICE 2000 Outstanding Academic Book
Provides a multivariate analysis of presidential-congressional interaction.

Explaining Congressional-Presidential Relations examines government activities involving direct interactions between presidents and Congress and considers whether they are influenced by executive, legislative, and/or exogenous factors. The book encompasses presidential position taking on legislative votes...(Read More)
 
 
Presidents and Foreign Policy
Presidents and Foreign Policy (April 1997)
Countdown to Ten Controversial Decisions
Edward R. Drachman - Author
Alan Shank - Author
Richard M. Pious - Foreword by

Examines ten important and controversial U.S. presidential foreign policy decisions in the post-World War II period, including one major controversy for each president from Truman to Clinton.

Presidents and Foreign Policy examines countdowns to ten important and controversial decisions in the post-World War II period, using the case study approach. The authors include one major controversy for each president from...(Read More)
 
 
The American Presidency Under Siege
The American Presidency Under Siege (March 1997)
Gary L. Rose - Author

Attributes the failure of the modern presidency to the development of a political system that inherently impedes creative leadership, and offers prescriptive measures to restore the governing capacity of the president.

This book explores the failure of the modern American presidency, a failure the author attributes to the development of a political system that impedes creative leadership. The American presidency, Gary L. Rose argues, i...(Read More)
 
 
American Presidential Elections
American Presidential Elections (May 1996)
Process, Policy, and Political Change
Harvey L. Schantz - Editor

Milton Cummings, Everett Ladd, David Mayhew, Gerald Pomper, and Harvey Schantz analyze presidential elections over the sweep of American history and examine their impact on political parties, public policy, and society.

"Unlike many other books on the 1992 presidential elections, this book sets the Clinton victory in the context of all presidential elections held in this century, with special attention given to the last ...(Read More)
 
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