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In the latest volume in this classic series, Rockman, Rudalevige, and Campbell once again bring together top-notch scholars, this time to take a comprehensive look at the first two years of Barack Obama's presidency. Assessing Obama's political strategy, as well as his administration's successes and setbacks, chapter authors critically examine a presidency marked by continued partisanship, major policy battles, and continued global turmoil.
Bert A. Rockman is currently a professor of political science and the department head at Purdue University. His books include The Leadership Question, which was awarded the Richard E. Neustadt Prize. He also has been a recipient of the Herbert A. Simon Award. Andrew Rudalevige is the Walter E. Beach '56 Chair of Political Science at Dickinson College, and has held visiting posts at Princeton University and the University of East Anglia, England. His books include The New Imperial Presidency and Managing the President's Program, which was awarded the Richard E. Neustadt Prize. Colin Campbell is the retired Canada Research Chair in U.S. Government and Politics and emeritus professor in political science at the University of British Columbia, and visiting professor at the U.S. Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. From 1983 to 2002, he was a professor at Georgetown University. He has published nine books, four of which have won awards.
Table of Contents
|Preface and Overview|
|"Change We Can Believe In" Meets Reality|
|Strategic Assessments: Evaluating Opportunities and Strategies in the Obama Presidency|
|Political Forces on the Obama Presidency: From Election '08 to Governing|
|Public Opinion and the Presidency: The Obama and Anti-Obama Coalitions|
|Obama and the Public Presidency: What Got You Here Won't Get You There|
|The Privileges of Access: Interest Groups and the White House|
|Rivals, or a Team? Staff and IIssue Management in the Obama Administration|
|Obama and the 111th Congress: Doing Big Things|
|Obama and the Law: Judicial Restraint at the Crossroads|
|Ambition, Necessity, and Polarization in the Obama Domestic Agenda|
|Continuity and Change in Obama's Foreign Policy|
|Economic Crisis and Political Change: a New New Deal?|
|Concluding Thoughts: President, Person, and System|
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