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Triumphs and Tragedies of the Modern Presidency : Case Studies in Presidential Leadership (Revised)

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This collection brings together 56 case studies on the complexities of modern presidential leadership in the US, by political scientists, historians, journalists, and others from the US. They delve into the fundamental structure of the modern presidency and the role of other primary actors in American politics and their relationship with the president, such as the White House staff and executive branch, the vice president, Congress, the Supreme Court, the media, and the president's political party; the first one hundred days of presidencies, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Barack Obama; the president's role in domestic policy, such as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, civil rights, the space program, environmental protection, federalism, education reform, energy, and the economy; national security and foreign policy decisions by specific presidents; and scandals (Watergate, the Iran-Contra affair, and the Clinton impeachment. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 454
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Language: English
Street Date: April 25, 2016
TCIN: 23938455
UPC: 9781440840227
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-8576
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