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An emergent European Executive Order: less than a European ‘mega‐administration’

Jarle Trondal

in An Emergent European Executive Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579426
eISBN:
9780191722714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579426.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Chapter 13 summarizes the empirical observations presented throughout this book and assesses the compound nature of an emergent European Executive Order. Secondly, this concluding chapter assesses ... More


Externalizing National Executive Power

Deirdre Curtin

in Executive Power of the European Union: Law, Practices, and the Living Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199264087
eISBN:
9780191718281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264087.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter highlights the salience and centrality of contemporary executive power in the EU, and provides an overview of how executive power has jumped arenas over the course of time. This does not ... More


Balancing Executive Power

Deirdre Curtin

in Executive Power of the European Union: Law, Practices, and the Living Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199264087
eISBN:
9780191718281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264087.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter focuses on the internal ordering of executive power within the EU political system and discusses the manner in which executive power is balanced by the other ‘countervailing’ powers in ... More


The State Executive Branch

Robert F. Williams

in The Law of American State Constitutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195343083
eISBN:
9780199866960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343083.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the differences between the state executive branch created by state constitutions and the federal executive. In many states there is a plural or fragmented executive, with more ... 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


Executive Orders: Structure and Process

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/9780691194363.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides some background on the collation of executive orders generally, then details the creation of the institution of “central clearance” in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). ... More


“Dear John”: The Orders That Never Were

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/9780691194363.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a new data set of more than two hundred executive orders never signed by the president. However that is interpreted — as good management or as gridlock — something that could ... More


Executive Orders: Birds, Bees, and Data

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/9780691194363.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter lays out the data set of executive orders created for this book, drawn from archival sources spanning the Roosevelt to George W. Bush administrations. It provides comprehensive data ... More


A Popular Check on Unilateralism

Dino P. Christenson, Douglas L. Kriner, Dino P. Christenson, and Douglas L. Kriner

in The Myth of the Imperial Presidency: How Public Opinion Checks the Unilateral Executive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226704227
eISBN:
9780226704531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704531.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

But are presidents actually constrained by public opinion when contemplating unilateral action? This chapter outlines in greater detail our theory of anticipated reactions and marshals three strands ... More


The Presidents’ Orders: Proclamations and Executive Orders

Michelle Belco and Brandon Rottinghaus

in The Dual Executive: Unilateral Orders in a Separated and Shared Power System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804799973
eISBN:
9781503601987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799973.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 describes the data collected and evaluates the trends over time. The data include executive orders and proclamations, the two most prominent types of unilateral orders. The data set ... More


Testing Presidential Management: The Conditions of Centr Alization

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/9780691194363.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter returns to the question of the conditions that underly decisions to use a centralized executive order versus a decentralized one. For presidents seeking to minimize their managerial ... More


Incorrigibly Plural: Concluding Thoughts and Next Steps

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/9780691194363.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The concluding chapter summarizes the overall findings and pushes them toward related topics in sore need of additional study. It examines what happens before an executive order is issued, but we ... 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


An Imperial Presidency?

Dino P. Christenson and Douglas L. Kriner

in The Myth of the Imperial Presidency: How Public Opinion Checks the Unilateral Executive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226704227
eISBN:
9780226704531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704531.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a puzzle: while the Constitution entrusts Congress and the courts with ample formal powers to check presidential unilateralism, in practice institutional barriers all but ... More


Nixon and the resurgence of executive privilege

Kevin M. Baron

in Presidential Privilege and the Freedom of Information Act

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474442442
eISBN:
9781474465281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442442.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

With the passage and implementation of FOIA under Johnson, the CLDC moves into the next iteration by examining the implementation, oversight, and amendment phase. This was driven in large part by ... More


The Federal Government’s Response to Environmental Inequality

David M. Konisky

in Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028837
eISBN:
9780262327138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028837.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 2 provides a historical overview of the political, social, and academic roots of the federal government’s environmental justice policy activities. The chapter begins with the case of the ... More


A Brief History of Time (to Issuance)

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/9780691194363.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines to another aspect of executive order management. It turns out that the average executive order takes some seventy-five days to move from draft proposal to the Federal Register, ... More


Eisenhower’s executive privilege and the public interest

Kevin M. Baron

in Presidential Privilege and the Freedom of Information Act

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474442442
eISBN:
9781474465281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442442.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter delves into the depths of one of the most important developments within modern American politics, the creation and institutionalization of executive privilege. In facing a fervent ... More


Kennedy and the Democratic political considerations of compromise

Kevin M. Baron

in Presidential Privilege and the Freedom of Information Act

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474442442
eISBN:
9781474465281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442442.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The politics surrounding freedom of information changed with the 1960 election of President Kennedy. Partisan power shifted to unified Democratic government, and the power tensions between the White ... More


Facing the Lions: McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, and Wilson

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

President William McKinley established a modest American empire. Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson transformed both the Constitution and the office of the presidency. They promoted a ... More


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