Presidency, The

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Emerging from the Shadows

First-of-its-kind study offering a model for understanding vice-presidential influence in the modern era.

Leadership and Legacy

Applies a variety of scholarly approaches to analyze the long-term impact of President Obama as a leader and policymaker.

One America?

Reveals how presidents deploy a rhetoric that attempts to attract many racial and ethnic groups, but ultimately directs itself to an archtypal white, Middle-American swing voter.

Neo-race Realities in the Obama Era

Edited by Heather E. Harris
Subjects: Communication

Considers the impact of neo-racism during the Obama presidency.

Get Things Moving!

Recounts the forgotten but important work of Wayne Coy, the Office for Emergency Management's Liaison Officer, during the early years of World War II.

The Bitter Taste of Hope

Essays that critically evaluate America's domestic and foreign policy landscape since President Obama took office.

Constitutionalism, Executive Power, and the Spirit of Moderation

Leading scholars and legal practitioners explore constitutional, legal, and philosophical topics.

Selling War, Selling Hope

Details how presidents utilize mass media to justify foreign policy objectives in the aftermath of 9/11.

Frank

The first full-length biography of America’s youngest, and perhaps most underrated, First Lady.

John F. Kennedy, Barack Obama, and the Politics of Ethnic Incorporation and Avoidance

Fascinating look at the challenges faced by John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama in their quests to win the presidency.

The Presidential Leadership Dilemma

Examines how the president balances the competing demands of leading his political party and leading the nation.

William Almon Wheeler

An American success story about the life of William Almon Wheeler, a poor boy from northern New York who became the nineteenth vice president of the United States.

The Cold War's Last Battlefield

An engaging insider's account by a member of President Reagan's Central America policy team.

The Obama Presidency

Lively and engaging essays covering President Obama’s domestic and foreign policy, governing style, and character.

The Obama Effect

Timely, multidisciplinary analysis of Obama’s presidential campaign, its context, and its impact.

Who Should Be First?

Feminists speak out on race and gender in the 2008 Presidential campaign.

Out in Front

By Jeb Byrne
Subjects: History
Series: Excelsior Editions

Lively anecdotes retold by an advance man for Presidents Kennedy and Johnson.

Jimmy Carter as Educational Policymaker

Analyzes educational reform in the second half of the twentieth century through the political career of Jimmy Carter and his influence on educational policy.

JFK, LBJ, and the Democratic Party

A comprehensive account of JFK’s and LBJ’s leadership of the Democratic Party in the 1960s.

In the Name of Terrorism

Traces the shifts in presidential discourse on terrorism since World War II.

The Final Arbiter

Combines perspectives from law and the social sciences to assess the long-term impact of the 2000 presidential election.

George W. Bush

Essays on the first two years of the Bush presidency.

Presidents and Foreign Policy

Examines ten important and controversial U. S. presidential foreign policy decisions in the post-World War II period, including one major controversy for each president from Truman to Clinton.

Postmodern Politics for a Planet in Crisis

Argues that the planetary crisis, which has been produced by modernity, demands a postmodern politics.