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Rivals for Power Presidential-Congressional Relations

ISBN-10: 0742536831

ISBN-13: 9780742536838

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: James A. Thurber

List price: $36.95
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Well-known scholars and practitioners of Congressional-Presidential relations come together to explore both branches of government and what unites as well as divides them. Highlights include chapters on budgetary politics in a time of deep deficit, the impacts of campaign message and election mandates, veto bargaining, and the making of U.S. foreign policy over four decades. Case studies of budget battles, trade wars, and the war in Iraq lend concrete detail to political theory. First-hand experience on the Hill and in the Oval Office--and everywhere in between--is reflected in each chapter. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
An Introduction to Presidential-Congressional Rivalry
Partisan Polarization, Politics, and the Presidency: Structural Sources of Conflict
Presidential Leadership of Congress: Structures and Strategies
The Impact of Campaigns on Presidential-Congressional Relations
Successful Influence: Managing Legislative Affairs in the Twenty-First Century
The Presidency and Congressional Time
The Legislative Presidency in Political Time: Party Control and Presidential-Congressional Relations
The Institutional Context of Veto Bargaining
Politics of the Federal Budget Process
Ending a Transatlantic Trade War: The Art of Coalition Building on Capitol Hill
The Making of U.S. Foreign Policy: The Roles of the President and Congress over Four Decades
Justifying War against Iraq