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The presidency and political science : paradigms of presidential power from the founding to the present

Author: Raymond Tatalovich; Steven E Schier; Thomas S Engeman
Publisher: Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This history of presidential studies surveys the views of leading thinkers and scholars about the constitutional powers of the highest office in the land from the founding to the present.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Tatalovich; Steven E Schier; Thomas S Engeman
ISBN: 9780765642271 0765642271 9780765642288 076564228X
OCLC Number: 854285709
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 311 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I The Origins of Constitutionalism 1 --
1 Constitutional Mythology: The Burns-Kendall Debate / Raymond Tatalovich Tatalovich, Raymond 3 --
The "Two Majorities" Thesis 3 --
Deadlock of Democracy 5 --
Debating Constitutionalism 9 --
Conclusion 12 --
2 Original Intent and the Presidency: Hamilton versus Jefferson / Thomas S. Engeman Engeman, Thomas S. 16 --
The Hamiltonian President 16 --
The Jeffersonian Executive 23 --
Conclusion 30 --
3 Jeffersonianism Sustained: Nineteenth-Century Thinkers / Thomas S. Engeman Engeman, Thomas S. 35 --
Joseph Story 37 --
Alexis de Tocqueville 40 --
Frederick Grimke 42 --
George Ticknor Curtis 46 --
James Bryce 48 --
Henry Clay Lockwood 51 --
Conclusion 54 --
Part II Progressivism and Its Critics 59 --
4 Indictment of Constitutionalism: The Progressive Reconstruction / Raymond Tatalovich Tatalovich, Raymond, Thomas S. Engeman Engeman, Thomas S. 61 --
Woodrow Wilson 64 --
Henry Jones Ford 68 --
Theodore Roosevelt 71 --
J. Allen Smith, Charles Beard, and Herbert Croly 75 --
Conclusion 78 --
5 Critics of Progressivism: The Early Constitutionalists / Raymond Tatalovich Tatalovich, Raymond 83 --
William Howard Taft 83 --
Calvin Coolidge 86 --
Charles C. Thach Jr. 89 --
Conclusion 95 --
6 Sowing the Seeds of Progressivism: Liberalism and the Rise of the Heroic Presidency / Raymond Tatalovich Tatalovich, Raymond 101 --
Harold Laski and Class Politics 102 --
Herman Finer and Collective Government 105 --
Clinton Rossiter and Presidential Roles 106 --
James MacGregor Burns's Typology 110 --
Richard E. Neustadt and Presidential Influence 111 --
Conclusion 119 --
7 Anti-Aggrandizement Scholars: Attacking Liberal Government and Liberal Presidents / Raymond Tatalovich Tatalovich, Raymond 126 --
C. Perry Patterson 126 --
Alfred de Grazia 130 --
Edward S. Corwin 131 --
Conclusion 135 --
8 From Imperialism to Impotency: Liberal Malaise with Liberal Presidents / Raymond Tatalovich Tatalovich, Raymond 141 --
Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M. Nixon 142 --
George E. Reedy 142 --
James David Barber 145 --
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. 147 --
Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter 153 --
The Tethered Presidency 154 --
The Illusion of Presidential Government 155 --
Carter Revisionism 157 --
Back to Parliamentarianism 160 --
Charles M. Hardin 160 --
James L. Sundquist 162 --
Rexford G. Tugwell 164 --
Conclusion 167 --
9 Return to Hamiltonianism: Ronald Reagan and the Movement Conservatives / Raymond Tatalovich Tatalovich, Raymond 174 --
The Fettered Presidency 175 --
The Imperial Congress 179 --
Energy in the Executive 182 --
Conclusion 185 --
10 Bush, Obama, and Three Presidential Paradigms / Raymond Tatalovich Tatalovich, Raymond, Steven E. Schier Schier, Steven E. 190 --
Hamiltonianism: A Strong President and Strong but Limited Government 191 --
Jeffersonianism: A Weak President and Weak Government 193 --
Progressivism: A Strong President and Unlimited Government 196 --
Bush, the Hamiltonian; Obama, the Progressive 199 --
Part III The Empirical Presidency 207 --
11 Plebiscitary Politics, Presidential Leadership, and Personality / Raymond Tatalovich Tatalovich, Raymond, Steven E. Schier Schier, Steven E. 209 --
Plebiscitary Politics 210 --
The Expectations Gap 210 --
Rhetorical Leadership 212 --
Going Public 214 --
Media Strategies 217 --
The Fickle Public 219 --
Presidential Leadership 224 --
Context for Leadership 224 --
Great Presidents 228 --
Failed Leadership 231 --
Personality 236 --
12 Legislative Leadership, Executive Unilateralism, and the Administrative Presidency / Raymond Tatalovich Tatalovich, Raymond, Steven E. Schier Schier, Steven E. 246 --
Legislative Leadership 247 --
Rational Choice 253 --
Agenda-Setting 255 --
Executive Unilateralism 258 --
Presidential War Prerogative 260 --
Critiques of War Prerogative 262 --
Domestic Prerogative Power 266 --
The Administrative Presidency 270 --
Politicized Bureaucracy 272 --
Managerial Presidency 274 --
Advice and Staff 279.
Responsibility: Raymond Tatalovich, Loyola University Chicago and Steven E. Schier, Carleton College ; with Thomas S. Engeman Formerly of Loyola University Chicago ; foreword by Theodore J. Lowi, Cornell University.
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