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Presidential Power Forging the Presidency for the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 0231109334

ISBN-13: 9780231109338

Edition: 2000

Authors: Robert Y. Shapiro, Martha Joynt Kumar, Lawrence R. Jacobs

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Building on Richard Neustadt's work Presidential Power, the Politics of Leadership, this work offers reflections and implications from what has been learned about presidential power.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 8/31/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Robert Y. Shapiro is professor of political science at Columbia University.

Introduction: Presidential Power
Richard Neustadt's Presidential Power and American Political Science
Neustadt's Power Approach to the Presidency
Richard Neustadt in the History of American Political Science
Presidents as Persuaders and the Personalization of Power
Personal Power and Presidents
Bargaining and Presidential Power
The Timing of Presidential Speeches: Can the President Be an Effective Teacher?
The President's Inner Circle: Personality and Leadership Style in Foreign Policy Decision-making
Organizing and Institutionalizing the Presidency
Staffing and Organizing the Presidency
The Institutionalization of Power
Staffing the White House, 1937-1996: The Institutional Implications of Neustadt's Bargaining Paradigm
The Presidential Kaleidoscope: Advisory Networks in Action
The President in the Political System
The President in the Political System--In Neustadt's Shadow
Political Time and Policy Coalitions: Structure and Agency in Presidential Power
The Institutional Face of Presidential Power: Congressional Delegation of Authority to the President
Hitting the Ground Running: The Politics of Presidential Appointments in Transition
The Potential for Leadership
Presidential Power and the Potential for Leadership
Presidential Polling and the Potential for Leadership
The President as Message and Messenger: Personal Style and Presidential Communications
The Limits of the Transformational Presidency
Conclusion: Forging the Presidency for the 21st Century
A Preachment from Retirement
The Impeachment of President Bill Clinton: Background
The "Hard Case" for Presidential Power: Impeachment Politics and Law
Conclusion: Presidential Power, Institutions, and Democracy