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Bending so as Not to Break: What the Bush Presidency Reveals about the Politics of Unilateral Action

William G. Howell and Douglas L. Kriner

in The Polarized Presidency of George W. Bush

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199217977
eISBN:
9780191711541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217977.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on congressional efforts to curtail the president's foreign policy over terrorism and the Middle East, almost all of which has been unilaterally instituted. With a series of case ... More


How Americans Think about Unilateral Action

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/9780226704531.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Unilateral action challenges most Americans’ understanding of how policy-making should work in our constitutional system. But do most Americans instinctively oppose unilateralism as a threat to ... More


Congressional Pushback in the Public Sphere

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/9780226704531.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The presidential veto renders most congressional efforts to reverse executive actions legislatively all but futile. However, Congress exercises an important, if indirect check on presidential ... More


Rethinking the Role of the Courts

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/9780226704531.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Historically, courts have been reticent to check even aggressive assertions of unilateral presidential power. However, this chapter reviews evidence of an increasingly assertive judiciary in recent ... More


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

Dino P. Christenson and Douglas L. Kriner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226704227
eISBN:
9780226704531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704531.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For almost fifty years, astute political observers have warned of the emergence of an “imperial presidency” that threatens the very fabric of our constitutional system of checks and balances. Central ... More


A Theory of Alliance Treaty Negotiation Outcomes

Paul Poast

in Arguing about Alliances: The Art of Agreement in Military-Pact Negotiations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740244
eISBN:
9781501740251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740244.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the book's argument that joint war planning provides a useful conceptual framework for explaining agreement and nonagreement in alliance treaty negotiations. Drawing on ... 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


Mitigating the Cybersecurity Dilemma

Ben Buchanan

in The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter considers how the cybersecurity dilemma can be mitigated. It considers the ways in which states can act unilaterally to improve their baseline defenses, can form bilateral partnerships ... More


The Transatlantic Conflict Over Beefed-Up Beef

Sivan Shlomo Agon

in International Adjudication on Trial: The Effectiveness of the WTO Dispute Settlement System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198788966
eISBN:
9780191830976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788966.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Alongside EC-Bananas, the transatlantic trade feud over hormone-fed beef constitutes another informative case study for investigating how the challenges invoked in perennial disputes affect the ... More


What is the European Union for?

Stephen Weatherill

in Law and Values in the European Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199557264
eISBN:
9780191828768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557264.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter explains how each State is a victim of the sovereignty exercised by one of its neighbours—the reality of State sovereignty when States are interdependent. States can agree upon common ... More


The Multilateral Trade System Goes Bananas

Sivan Shlomo Agon

in International Adjudication on Trial: The Effectiveness of the WTO Dispute Settlement System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198788966
eISBN:
9780191830976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788966.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The transatlantic Bananas dispute rambled on in the multilateral trade system for almost two decades. The convoluted conflict, standing at the centre of this chapter, provides a useful starting point ... More


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