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Self-Monitoring, US Presidents, and International Crises: A Statistical Analysis

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Who Fights for Reputation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at original surveys of sixty-eight presidential historians on the president each had studied in depth. The historians’ survey suggests that American presidents exhibit variation in ... More


Who Fights for Reputation

Keren Yarhi-Milo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book provides an original framework, based on insights from psychology, to explain why some political leaders are more willing to use military force to defend their reputation than others. ... More


Implementing regulatory cooperation through executive agreements and the problem of democratic accountability

Joel R. Paul

in Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Legal Problems and Political Prospects

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298922
eISBN:
9780191685545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298922.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers a second major structural feature of the American system potentially affected by transatlantic regulatory cooperation: the separation of powers. It focuses on the central role ... More


Unequal Voting: The US Senate and Electoral College

James Lindley Wilson

in Democratic Equality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190914
eISBN:
9780691194141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190914.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter assesses how the inequalities in voting power involved in the US Senate and in the Electoral College used to elect the president violate the requirements of political equality. The ... More


Introduction: Congress and the Cycle of Ambivalence

Jasmine Farrier

in Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192628
eISBN:
9780813135496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192628.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book shows how and why US Congress is particularly ambivalent about delegating authority on issues that address the “national interest” but have profound local policy and electoral consequences. ... More


Congress: The First Branch

Benjamin Ginsberg and Kathryn Wagner Hill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300220537
eISBN:
9780300249613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220537.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This accessible overview of the US Congress's past and present, introduces students to the country's most democratic institution. The book surveys Congressional elections, the internal structure of ... More


“On My Own”?: Executive Orders and the Executive Branch

Andrew Rudalevige

in By Executive Order: Bureaucratic Management and the Limits of Presidential Power

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691194363
eISBN:
9780691203713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194363.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter gives a brief background of how executive orders have been used by US presidents. As a way of implementing statute in ways that hew to presidential preference, executive orders have been ... More


Emotional Frustration and US Regime Change

Payam Ghalehdar

in The Origins of Overthrow: How Emotional Frustration Shapes US Regime Change Interventions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190695859
eISBN:
9780190695897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695859.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter contains the theoretical framework of the book and its research design. After presenting the book’s level of analysis and justifying the focus on US presidents, it introduces a full ... More


By Executive Order: Bureaucratic Management and the Limits of Presidential Power

Andrew Rudalevige

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691194363
eISBN:
9780691203713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The president of the United States is commonly thought to wield extraordinary personal power through the issuance of executive orders. In fact, the vast majority of such orders are proposed by ... More


Introduction

Payam Ghalehdar

in The Origins of Overthrow: How Emotional Frustration Shapes US Regime Change Interventions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190695859
eISBN:
9780190695897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695859.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Introduction identifies US regime change as the subject of inquiry and outlines the book’s emotion-based argument. It observes that US regime change decisions remain puzzling because studies show ... More


Obama on Our Minds: The Impact of Obama on the Psyche of America

Lori A. Barker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199390618
eISBN:
9780190627959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390618.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

On November 4, 2008, Barack Hussein Obama became the first African American president of the United States. Everyone agrees this was an historic event; not everyone agrees as to its meaning. On that ... More


The American and International Dimensions

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter sets out the significant interplay with and impact of exchanges with overseas policing paradigms, paying particular attention to the historic links between Northern Ireland and America ... More


The Origins of Overthrow: How Emotional Frustration Shapes US Regime Change Interventions

Payam Ghalehdar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190695859
eISBN:
9780190695897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695859.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why has regime change figured so recurrently in US foreign policy? Between 1906 and 2011, the United States forcibly intervened in at least sixteen states, targeting their domestic political ... More


Introduction: Democracy and Deception

John M. Schuessler

in Deceit on the Road to War: Presidents, Politics, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453595
eISBN:
9781501701627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453595.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter discusses how a number of US presidents have engaged in varying degrees and types of deception to sell wars. In general, the more contentious the domestic politics ... More


Talking with the President: The Pragmatics of Presidential Language

John Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858804
eISBN:
9780190236618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858804.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book provides a pragmatic analysis of presidential language. Pragmatics is concerned with linguistic “meaning in context,” or the relationship between “what we say” and “what we mean.” Hence, it ... More


Synthesizing the Future

Helga Nowotny and Giuseppe Testa

in Naked Genes: Reinventing the Human in the Molecular Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262014939
eISBN:
9780262295802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014939.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The efficient arrangement of standards based on the measuring and unifying gaze of the molecular life sciences finds its correlate in standards of socially, politically, and ethically responsible ... More


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