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Title Guide to the presidency / Michael Nelson, editor.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, [2008]
©2008
Edition Fourth edition.

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 MUSKINGUM LIB AMER PRES  JK516 .G83 2008  v.2    AVAILABLE  
 MUSKINGUM LIB AMER PRES  JK516 .G83 2008  v.1    AVAILABLE  
Subject Presidents -- United States.
Alt Name Nelson, Michael, 1949-
Add Title CQ Press guide to the presidency
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM LIB AMER PRES  JK516 .G83 2008  v.2    AVAILABLE  
 MUSKINGUM LIB AMER PRES  JK516 .G83 2008  v.1    AVAILABLE  
Subject Presidents -- United States.
Alt Name Nelson, Michael, 1949-
Add Title CQ Press guide to the presidency
Description 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Edition Fourth edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents v. 1 -- Foreword -- Preface -- Contributors to the Fourth Edition -- Contributors to previous editions -- pt. 1. Origins and development of the presidency -- ch. 1. Constitutional beginnings -- Antecedents -- The Constitutional Convention -- Creating the Presidency -- Ratifying the Constitution -- Constitutional amendments -- ch. 2. History of the presidency -- The presidency of George Washington -- The rise of party politics and the triumph of Jeffersonianism -- The Jacksonian presidency -- The presidency of Abraham Lincoln -- Andrew Johnson and the assault on executive authority -- Ulysses S. Grant and the abdication of executive power -- The fight to restore presidential power -- Congressional government and the prelude to a more active presidency -- Theodore Roosevelt to Woodrow Wilson -- Warren harding to Herbert Hoover -- Franklin D. Roosevelt to George H. W. Bush -- Bill Clinton and the American presidency -- The comeback president -- Balanced budgets, impeachment politics, and the limits of the Third Way -- George W. Bush and beyond -- The modern presidency at the new century --
ch. 3. History of the Vice Presidency -- The founding period -- The Vice Presidency in the nineteenth century -- Theodore Roosevelt to Truman -- The modern Vice Presidency -- Conclusion -- ch. 4. Rating the presidents -- The Schlesinger polls -- Later surveys -- Critics of the ratings -- Eras of presidential success and failure -- pt. 2. Selection and removal of the president -- ch. 5. The electoral process and taking office -- History of presidential elections -- The campaign finance system -- The nominating process -- General election campaign -- The election -- The transition period -- The inauguration -- ch. 6. Chronology of presidential elections -- The emergence of the electoral process -- The age of Jackson -- The idea of a party system -- Slavery divides the nation -- Postwar radicalism -- The age of Republicanism -- The age of reform -- The "return to normalcy" and the Roaring Twenties" -- The New Deal coalition -- The breakup of consensus -- The new conservative discourse -- The Clinton era -- Republicans retake the Presidency --
ch. 7. Selection by succession -- The Constitutional Convention -- The Vice President as full successor -- Other officials in the line of succession -- Preinauguration selection by succession -- Filling Vice-Presidential vacancies -- Temporary succession when the President is disabled -- ch. 8. Removal of the President and the Vice President -- Issues in presidential succession -- Death from natural causes -- Presidential assassinations -- Vice-Presidential deaths -- Other assaults and issues of presidential security -- Impeachment -- Vice-Presidential impeachment and resignations -- Presidential disability -- pt. 2. Powers of the presidency -- ch. 9. Unilateral powers of the presidency -- The executive power -- The growth of executive discretion -- Tools of unilateralism : the modern presidency -- Policy implementation -- Emergency powers -- The resurgence regime -- ch. 10. Chief of State -- Ceremonial duties and functions -- Chief of State role and presidential power -- Chief of State burdens -- Delegation of Chief of State functions -- Conclusion -- ch. 11. Chief administrator -- The President as Chief Administrator -- The appointment power -- The budgeting power -- The President as Chief Law Enforcement Officer --
ch. 12. Legislative leader -- The veto -- The President's program -- ch. 13. Chief diplomat -- Distribution of foreign policy power -- Presidential dominance of foreign policy -- Congressional cooperation and conflict -- Power of communication -- The treaty power -- Executive agreements -- The recognition power -- Power to appoint diplomatic personnel -- Summit meetings -- Manager of the foreign policy bureaucracy -- ch. 14. Commander in Chief -- Distribution of war-making power -- Development of presidential war powers -- War powers resolution -- Military responses to terrorism -- International agreements and the war powers -- President as military commander -- President as defense manager -- Presidential wartime emergency powers -- Armed forces in presidential diplomacy and foreign policy -- ch. 15. Chief economist -- Presidential power over the economy -- Interaction and evolution of economic theory, institutions, and events -- The evolution of institutions, laws, and rules -- Historical development of stabilization policy -- Future challenges : economic issues for the twenty-first century --
pt. 4. The president, the public, and the parties -- ch. 16. Presidential appearances -- The President as public figure -- Early eras of presidential appearances and rhetoric -- Modern presidential appearances and rhetoric -- Kinds of presidential speeches -- The imperative to speak -- Critics of the "rhetorical presidency" -- The President and the foreign policy debate -- The terms of presidential discourse -- Speeches of departing Presidents -- ch. 17. The President and political parties -- Origins and development of presidential party leadership -- The President and party organization -- Presidential party leadership within the executive branch -- Presidential party leadership in Congress -- President, party, and judiciary -- President, party, and the electorate -- FDR to George W. Bush : party leadership portraits -- Party leadership and presidential power -- ch. 18. The President and the news media -- Origins of press coverage : 1789-1860 -- Establishment of routines : 1861-1900 -- The President meets the press : 1901-1932 -- The modern White House publicity apparatus -- The modern presidential news conference -- The modern White House press corps -- Dynamics of the current relationship -- Phases in the relationship with the news media --
ch. 19. The Presidency and popular culture -- Defining popular culture -- Versions of the President in popular culture -- Popular culture as the Fifth Estate -- ch. 20. Public support and opinion -- The President's relationship with the public -- Forms of public expression -- Formal surveys and polling -- Factors in presidential popularity -- Links between opinion and public debate -- The judgment on public opinion polling -- ch. 21. The President and interest groups -- Constitutional debate about factions -- The rise of modern interest group politics -- The interest group system today -- Influencing the balance of power -- Regulation of lobbying --
v. 2 -- pt. 5. The presidency and the executive branch -- ch. 22. Executive office of the President : White House office -- Origins and development of the White House office -- The modern White House staff -- Structure of the White House staff -- Recruiting the White House staff -- Styles of presidential management and organization -- Criticism of the White House staff -- ch. 23. Office of the Vice President -- Evolving roles -- Institutional resources -- ch. 24. Executive office of the President : supporting organizations -- The appointment process -- Office of Management and Budget -- National Security Council -- Office of Policy Development -- Council of Economic Advisers -- Office of the U.S. Trade Representative -- Office of Science and Technology Policy -- Council on Environmental Quality -- Office of Administration -- Office of National Drug Control Policy -- Homeland Security Council -- USA Freedom Corps --
ch. 25. The Cabinet and Executive Departments -- Origin and development of the Cabinet -- Role and function of the Cabinet -- Styles and methods of appointment -- Department of Agriculture -- Department of Commerce -- Department of Defense -- Department of Education -- Department of Energy -- Department of Health and Human Services -- Department of HOmeland Security -- Department of Housing and Urban Development -- Department of the Interior -- Department of Justice -- Department of Labor -- Department of State -- Department of Transportation -- Department of the Treasury -- Department of Veterans Affairs -- ch. 26. Presidential commissions -- Types of presidential commissions -- The commissioners -- Commission staff -- How commissions operate -- Functions of commissions -- ch. 27. Housing of the executive branch -- The White House -- The Vice President's residence -- Executive Office of the President -- The departmental headquarters -- ch. 28. Executive branch pay and perquisites -- The President -- The Vice President -- White House staff and executive agencies -- The Federal Civil Service system --
pt. 6. Chief executive and federal government -- ch. 29. The Presidents and Congress -- "Separated institutions" -- "Sharing powers" -- Treaty making and executive agreements -- Appointment power -- Veto power -- The president as chief legislator -- Forces promoting conflict and cooperation -- ch. 30. The President and the Supreme Court -- The judicial system : origins and development -- The modern court system -- Statutory interpretation and judicial review -- Restraints on judicial power -- The President and the courts : a natural alliance? -- Presidential powers in domestic affairs -- Presidential powers in defending the nation -- Conclusion -- ch. 31. The President and the bureaucracy -- Evolution of the federal bureaucracy -- Structure of the federal bureaucracy -- Bureaucratic policy making -- Bureaucratic power -- President's view of the bureaucracy -- Presidential power over the bureaucracy -- Outcomes of a complex relationship --
pt. 7. Presidents, their families, and life in the White House and beyond -- ch. 32. Daily life of the President -- White House life -- Protecting the President : the Secret Service -- ch. 33. The First Lady, the First family, and the President's friends -- The First lady -- Family and friends of the President -- ch. 34. Former Presidents -- Evolution of the Ex-Presidency -- The modern "Office of the Ex-President" -- Critics -- pt. 8. Biographies of the presidents, vice presidents, and first ladies -- ch. 35. Biographies of the Presidents -- ch. 36. Biographies of the Vice Presidents -- ch. 37. Biographies of the First Ladies -- Reference materials -- Documents and texts -- Tabular and graphical data -- Illustration credits and acknowledgments -- Index.
ISBN 9780872893627 (hardcover, volume 1 : alk. paper)
0872893626 (hardcover, volume 1 : alk. paper)
9780872893634 (hardcover, volume 2 : alk. paper)
0872893634 (hardcover, volume 2 : alk. paper)
9780872893641 (hardcover, set : alk. paper)
0872893642 (hardcover, set : alk. paper)
OCLC # 144773576