First-of-its-kind study offering a model for understanding vice-presidential influence in the modern era.
Applies a variety of scholarly approaches to analyze the long-term impact of President Obama as a leader and policymaker.
Considers the impact of neo-racism during the Obama presidency.
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.
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.
Essays that critically evaluate America's domestic and foreign policy landscape since President Obama took office.
Leading scholars and legal practitioners explore constitutional, legal, and philosophical topics.
Details how presidents utilize mass media to justify foreign policy objectives in the aftermath of 9/11.
The first full-length biography of America’s youngest, and perhaps most underrated, First Lady.
Fascinating look at the challenges faced by John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama in their quests to win the presidency.
Examines how the president balances the competing demands of leading his political party and leading the nation.
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.
An engaging insider's account by a member of President Reagan's Central America policy team.
Lively and engaging essays covering President Obama’s domestic and foreign policy, governing style, and character.
Timely, multidisciplinary analysis of Obama’s presidential campaign, its context, and its impact.
Feminists speak out on race and gender in the 2008 Presidential campaign.
Lively anecdotes retold by an advance man for Presidents Kennedy and Johnson.
Analyzes educational reform in the second half of the twentieth century through the political career of Jimmy Carter and his influence on educational policy.
A comprehensive account of JFK’s and LBJ’s leadership of the Democratic Party in the 1960s.
Traces the shifts in presidential discourse on terrorism since World War II.
Combines perspectives from law and the social sciences to assess the long-term impact of the 2000 presidential election.
The history of FDR's Office of Government Reports.
Essays on the first two years of the Bush presidency.
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.
Argues that the planetary crisis, which has been produced by modernity, demands a postmodern politics.
Beyond Persuasion is the first systematic, multi-administration study of presidential power and influence. Moving beyond Richard Neustadt's Presidential Power, this book offers a model of presidential ...
Drawing upon revealing and generally unpublished presidential papers associated with Lyndon Johnson's ill-fated nomination of Abe Fortas, and Richard Nixon's failed designations of Clement F. Haynsworth ...
This is the first modern study of the veto. In addition to tracing the genesis and historical evolution from Ancient Rome, through the ultimate inclusion in the Constitution, it also explores the veto's ...
These persuasive essays, which are the product of a Conversation in the Discipline held at State University of New York at Geneseo in 1973, offer a definitive reevaluation of the Hoover era in the centennial year of his birth.