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The modern presidency

by James P. Pfiffner

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Staff -- History -- 20th century,
    • Executive power -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJames P. Pfiffner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK511 .P47 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 253 p. :
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1747855M
      ISBN 100312102399, 0312075065
      LC Control Number92062738

      This paper summarizes the book by David Nichols, in which he examines the office of President of the United States. David Nichols takes as his basic tenet the idea that it is time to examine the notion that the power of the modern Presidency is so vast that it has outgrown the limits imposed on it by the Constitution.   Bookshare - Accessible Books for Individuals with Print DisabilitiesAuthor: David K. Nichols.

        Book Summary: The title of this book is The Modern American Presidency and it was written by Lewis L. Gould, Richard Norton Smith (Foreword). This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it Pages: The Myth of the Modern Presidency by Nichols, David K. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Nichols “The Myth of the Modern Presidency is a major contribution to how we ought to think about the American presidency, especially its constitutional roots and historical development. It forcefully challenges the reigning paradigm of the ‘modern presidency,’ arguing that all the essential elements of the post-FDR presidency Author: David K.

Nichols. Triumph of the Wilsonian vision of the presidency 2. A new norm of presidential behavior 3. Four marks of the transition to the modern presidencya) Legislative activismb) More unilateral presidential actions c) The growth of presidential staffd) The president as the focus of politics 4.

Remaking the party system 5. Buy This Book in Print summary The standard work on the modern American presidency, providing a concise, accessible, and entertaining survey of presidents over the past : Lewis L.

Gould. This analysis and critique of the modern American presidency aims to lay bare the current strengths and weaknesses of the office and remind the reader that the presidency remains a work in progress. It surveys the transformation of the White House over the 20th Century/5.

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Gould traces the decline of the party system and the increasing importance of the media, resulting in the rise of the president as celebrity. 36 photos.2/5(1). Indeed, most scholars date the origins of the modern presidency to FDR, and many assert that no one since has achieved his level of greatness in office.

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The Modern American Presidency Lewis L. Gould, Author, Richard Norton Smith, Foreword by University Press of Kansas $ (p) ISBN. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; cm 24 cm: Contents: Chapter 1 The Presidency: Origins and Powers 1 --Chapter 2 The President and the Public 15 --Chapter 3 The White House Staff and Organization 44 --Chapter 4 The Institutional Presidency 85 --Chapter 5 The Cabinet and the Executive Branch.

The Unitary Executive and the Modern Presidency examines how the unitary executive theory became a recognized constitutional theory of presidential authority, how it has evolved, how it has been employed by presidents of both parties, and how its use has affected and been affected by U.S.

politics. This book also examines the constitutional Cited by: 5. This book is both erudite and accessible, and it's an excellent survey of the modern Presidency, which Gould, a respected University of Texas historian, points out has been transformed in roughly the past hundred years from an intimate, folksy, at times nearly one-man operation into an unwieldy, unworkable, and dangerously out-of-touch apparatus that has far Cited by: Read this book on Questia.

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