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Presidents and the Dissolution of the Union: Leadership Style from Polk to Lincoln

Fred I. Greenstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151991
eISBN:
9781400846412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151991.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States witnessed an unprecedented failure of its political system in the mid-nineteenth century, resulting in a disastrous civil war that claimed the lives of an estimated 750,000 ... More


Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300194562
eISBN:
9780300213416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194562.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book offers the first truly comprehensive study of the original American presidency. Drawing from a vast range of sources both well-known and obscure, the book reconstructs the powers and duties ... More


The Last Card: Inside George W. Bush's Decision to Surge in Iraq 

Timothy Sayle, Jeffrey A. Engel, Hal Brands, and William Inboden (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501715181
eISBN:
9781501715204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715181.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is the real story of how George W. Bush came to double-down on Iraq in the highest stakes gamble of his entire presidency. It offers an unprecedented look into the process by which Bush ... More


The Ubiquitous Presidency in Its Contexts

Joshua M. Scacco and Kevin Coe

in The Ubiquitous Presidency: Presidential Communication and Digital Democracy in Tumultuous Times

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197520635
eISBN:
9780197520673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520635.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Across six American presidencies, this chapter introduces and examines three key contexts within the broader socio-technological environment that intersect with the goals of presidential ... More


Donald Trump: Ubiquity Through Visibility and Control

Joshua M. Scacco and Kevin Coe

in The Ubiquitous Presidency: Presidential Communication and Digital Democracy in Tumultuous Times

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197520635
eISBN:
9780197520673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520635.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter analyzes Donald Trump’s administration in relation to the components of the ubiquitous presidency, especially how Trump sought visibility and control amid the contexts of accessibility, ... More


Foreign Affairs and the Prelude to The Constitution

in The Powers of War and Peace: The Constitution and Foreign Affairs after 9/11

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226960319
eISBN:
9780226960333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226960333.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

During the colonial and revolutionary periods, the development of the war and treaty powers began to diverge. Allocation of the war power became swept up in the story of the revolutionaries' ... More


Barack Obama: Ubiquity Through Adaptation

Joshua M. Scacco and Kevin Coe

in The Ubiquitous Presidency: Presidential Communication and Digital Democracy in Tumultuous Times

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197520635
eISBN:
9780197520673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520635.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter analyzes Barack Obama’s administration in relation to the components of the ubiquitous presidency, especially how Obama adapted to the changing contexts of accessibility, ... More


The Ubiquitous Presidency and Democratic Possibility

Joshua M. Scacco and Kevin Coe

in The Ubiquitous Presidency: Presidential Communication and Digital Democracy in Tumultuous Times

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197520635
eISBN:
9780197520673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520635.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter considers the various implications of the ubiquitous presidency. It first explores the ubiquitous presidency as a research paradigm, making the case for new scholarship that examines how ... More


Expectations of the Ubiquitous Presidency

Joshua M. Scacco and Kevin Coe

in The Ubiquitous Presidency: Presidential Communication and Digital Democracy in Tumultuous Times

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197520635
eISBN:
9780197520673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520635.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter assesses journalistic and public expectations of the presidency and its communication. It analyzes news media and public reactions to uncover patterns in how presidents are characterized ... More


Presidents' Involvement of the Mass Public

in Who Leads Whom?: Presidents, Policy, and the Public

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226092805
eISBN:
9780226092492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092492.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The institution of the American presidency has long been seen to encourage policymaking that caters to mass opinion, potentially at the expense of societal welfare. Today this issue is as pertinent ... More


The Middle Way: Three Presidents and the Crisis of American Leadership

Derek Chollet

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190092887
eISBN:
9780190092917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092887.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the shared foreign policy legacies of Dwight Eisenhower, George H. W. Bush, and Barack Obama, and how they exemplify a distinct and underappreciated tradition of political ... More


The Ubiquitous Presidency: Presidential Communication and Digital Democracy in Tumultuous Times

Joshua M. Scacco and Kevin Coe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197520635
eISBN:
9780197520673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520635.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

American democracy is in a period of striking tumult. The clash of a rapidly changing socio-technological environment and the traditional presidency has led to an upheaval in the scope and standards ... More


Introduction: The Middle Way

Derek Chollet

in The Middle Way: Three Presidents and the Crisis of American Leadership

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190092887
eISBN:
9780190092917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092887.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the centrist tradition that unites Eisenhower, H. W. Bush, and Obama, revealing a distinct foreign policy lineage forged by presidents who served during inflection points in ... More


Epilogue

Joshua M. Scacco and Kevin Coe

in The Ubiquitous Presidency: Presidential Communication and Digital Democracy in Tumultuous Times

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197520635
eISBN:
9780197520673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520635.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter updates several of the key themes addressed in the book by considering the events of 2020, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the presidential ... More


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