The Powers of the Presidency (BOK)

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Providing both a historical and contemporary perspective on presidential powers, The Powers of the Presidency guides readers through the presidency as a constitutional office, covering how it was shaped by design at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and by later constitutional amendments, Supreme Court decisions, and custom and precedent. It discusses the various roles of the chief executive, including chief of state, chief administrator, legislative leader, chief diplomat, commander in chief, and chief economist. The fourth edition of this accessible and affordable work has been significantly updated and features: * Coverage of the final years of George W. Bush and the first three years of Barack Obama's presidency * Extensive coverage of the Obama Administration's efforts to curb economic decline * Updates on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the killing of Osama bin Laden, and on the treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay * Coverage of the Arab Spring protests and U.S. involvement in the military intervention in Libya * Barack Obama's health care reform legislation


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forlag
Sage Publications Ltd
ISBN 9781452226279 Antall sider 384
Dimensjoner 21,6cm x 28cm x 2cm Vekt 885 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende CQ Press
Emner og form Political leaders & leadership, Constitution: government & the state