The Progression of the American Presidency: Individuals, Empire, and Change

The Progression of the American Presidency: Individuals, Empire, and Change

By: Jim Twombly (author)Paperback

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This book, written in a more conversational style, puts in a single volume most of what any faculty member would need to teach an upper level undergraduate course on the presidency.

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JIM TWOMBLY is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Elmira College, USA. In addition to his academic training, Twombly has over 40 years of experience in local and state politics, including having run for local office. He is the author of numerous conference presentations and co-author of articles in New York State Government Finance Officers Association Newsletter, American Political Science Review, American Politics Research, Politics and Policy, and Policy Studies Journal. Dr. Twombly is also the recipient of multiple awards for teaching.


PART I: INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Introduction Historical Context PART II: PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SELECTION - INTRODUCTION AND PART I A Brief History and Some Definitions Presidential Selection - Part II Campaign Finance The National Nominating Conventions: Are They Worth It and What's Next? Presidential Selection V - The General Election: So You've Got the Nomination, Now What? PART III: THE INDIVIDUAL PRESIDENCY You've been Elected, Why is This Guy Asking How You Feel All the Time? Who is this Character? The Presidential Advisory System PART IV: THE PRESIDENCY IN ISOLATION The President and the Bureaucracy Presidential Decision Making PART V: THE PRESIDENCY INTERACTING The President and the Media The President and the Public - Popularity and Rhetoric The President and Congress The President and the Courts The President and Policymaking: Domestic, Economic, and Foreign PART VII: CONCLUSION Hope and Change and the Future of the Presidency

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/02/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137300539
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 2013
  • Number Of Pages: 267
  • ID: 9781137300539
  • weight: 364
  • ISBN10: 1137300531

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