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The presidential leadership dilemma : between the Constitution and a political party /

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Other Authors: Azari, Julia R., 1979-, Brown, Lara M., Nwokora, Zim G., 1983-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2013.
Series:SUNY series in American constitutionalism.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: a rock and a hard place: between a party and the people / Julia R. Azari, Lara M. Brown, Zim G. Nwokora
  • Pathways to the nomination: an analytic framework / Zim G. Nwokora
  • Presidential mandates and the leadership dilemma: William J. Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack H. Obama / Julia R. Azari
  • Playing for history: the reelection leadership choices of presidents William J. Clinton and George W. Bush / Lara M. Brown
  • Presidents, leverage, and significant public policy / Daniel E. Ponder
  • The Base Realignment and Closing Commission: difficult choices, electoral considerations, and the future of national leadership in a partisan age / Lilly J. Goren
  • The paradoxes of presidential leadership in pursuing policy goals: don't ask, don't tell and the lifting of the ban on gays and lesbians in the military / Benjamin A. Copeland, Victoria A. Farrar-Myers
  • Taking credit and avoiding blame: the politics of rhetorical signing statements under unified and divided government / Christopher S. Kelley, Bryan W. Marshall, Deanna J. Watts
  • President Obama and counterterrorism policy: when campaign pressures meet governing imperatives / Nancy Kassop, Steven R. Goldzwig
  • Conclusion: the right choice at the right time / Julia R. Azari, Lara M. Brown, Zim G. Nwokora.