9780700617623

Presidential Leadership in Political Time: Reprise and Reappraisal

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  • ISBN13:

    9780700617623

  • ISBN10:

    0700617620

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/2011
  • Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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Author Biography

Stephen Skowronek is Pelatiah Perit Professor of Political Science at Yale University. In addition to The Politics Presidents Make-winner of the J. David Greenstone Prize and the Richard E. Neustadt Prize-he is author of Building a New American State and coauthor with Karen Orren of The Search for American Political Development.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Editionp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
The Presidency in American Political Development: A Third Lookp. 1
Presidential Leadership in Political Timep. 27
The Politics of Leadership at the End of the Twentieth Centuryp. 79
Leadership by Definition: First-Term Reflections on George W. Bush's Political Stancep. 117
The Imperial Presidency Thesis Revisited: George W. Bush at the Point of No Returnp. 150
Is Transformational Leadership Still Possible? Barack Obama in Historical Perspectivep. 167
Notesp. 195
Indexp. 213
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