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The Presidency and the Political System

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This is a comprehensive pre-degree maths text for vocational courses and foundation modules at degree level. John Bird's approach, based on numerous worked examples supported by problems, is ideal for students of a wide range of abilities, and can be worked through at the student's own pace. Theory is kept to a minimum, placing a firm emphasis on problem-solving skills, an ...more
Hardcover, 551 pages
Published October 1st 1990 by CQ-Roll Call Group Books (first published January 1st 1984)
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Lisa (Harmonybites)
This is a collection of twenty original essays on the United States presidency by leading presidential scholars published in 1995. It was a required text for a political science course I took in college on the American Presidency. It's divided into six parts: Approaches to the Presidency; Elements of Presidential Power, Presidential Selection, Presidents and Politics; Presidents and Government; and Presidents and Policy Making. Lots of lines and passages I highlighted. Here's one from Nelson's a ...more
Scott
THis showed me how the relationship of the three branches in a way I did not understand before, it also was not too long. I especially liked how he highlighted how each branch had different purposes. For example, the legislative is plural and preserves first the popular will and then popular rights and self preservation. The executive is unified and first preserves self preservation then popular rights and then popular will. The judicial only focuses on the preservation of popular rights, and is ...more
Fredrick Danysh
Political science text on how presidents are chosen and what they are empowered to do. A good primer on the American presidency.
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