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Presidential Leadership: Politics and Policy Making

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PUBLISHING JANUARY 3, 2020! With a focus on presidential leadership, the authors address the capacity of chief executives to fulfill their tasks, exercise their powers, and utilize their organizational structures to affect the output of government. The authors examine all aspects of the presidency in rich detail, including the president's powers, presidential history, and ...more
Paperback, 592 pages
Published January 3rd 2020 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published February 1st 1985)
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MBJ
Dec 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
There is no election in recent history where a book of this nature could be a more timely read. Partisanship, policy objectives, and personalities aside, effective presidential leadership perhaps above all requires an understanding of how government functions and what it takes to accomplish the policy goals of an incoming administration. No president can lead without understanding what makes Washington tick. And there is a huge learning curve.

The federal government is extraordinarily complex. We
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Textbook for my Political Science class.
Kate
Feb 06, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Who wants to bet I never finish this now that class is over? But it is well-written. We'll give it a couple of days ...

If only the class had lasted a couple more days, I would have finished this. Maybe some day.
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Oct 18, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Not a bad read as far as textbooks go.
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