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Title The presidential leadership dilemma : between the Constitution and a political party / Julia R. Azari, Lara M. Brown, and Zim G. Nwokora, editors.
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, c2013.
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 Floor3  JK511 .P79 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 247 p. ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series in American constitutionalism
SUNY series in American constitutionalism.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-240) and index.
Contents Introduction: a rock and a hard place: between a party and the people -- Pathways to the nomination: an analytic framework -- Presidential mandates and the leadership dilemma: William J. Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama -- Playing for history: the reelection leadership choices of presidents -- William J. Clinton and George W. Bush -- Presidents, leverage, and significant public policy -- The base realignment and closing commission: difficult choices, electoral considerations, and the future of national leadership in a partisan age -- The paradoxes of presidential leadership in pursuing policy goals -- Taking credit and avoiding blame: the politics of rhetorical signing statements under unified and divided government -- President Obama and counterterrorism policy: when campaign promises meet governing imperatives -- Conclusion: the right choice at the right time.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Presidents -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Political leadership -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Political leadership -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Related Names Azari, Julia R., 1979-
Brown, Lara M.
Nwokora, Zim G., 1983-
ISBN 9781438445991 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1438445997 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard # 40022124764
OCLC number 794272109