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Debating the presidency : conflicting perspectives on the American executive /

edited by Richard J. Ellis and Michael Nelson.

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Names: Ellis, Richard | Nelson, Michael,
Published: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2006.
Topics: Executive power - United States. | Presidents - United States.
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245 00|aDebating the presidency :|bconflicting perspectives on the American executive /|cedited by Richard J. Ellis and Michael Nelson.
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300 |axv, 222 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references.
505 0 |aResolved, the framers of the Constitution would approve of the modern presidency / pro, David Nichols ; con, Terri Bimes -- Resolved, political parties should nominate candidates for presidency through a national primary / pro, Michael Nelson ; con, Andrew E. Busch -- Resolved, the president should be elected directly by the people / pro, Burdett Loomis ; con, Byron E. Shafer -- Resolved, the presidential impeachment process is basically sound / pro, Keith E. Whittington ; con, Benjamin Ginsberg and Martin Shefter -- Resolved, the media are too hard on presidents / pro, Matthew R. Kerbel ; con, Bartholomew H. Sparrow -- Resolved, the president is a more authentic representative of the American people than is Congress / pro, Marc J. Hetherington ; con, Richard J. Ellis -- Resolved, presidents have usurped the war power that rightfully belongs to Congress / pro, Nancy Kassop ; con, Richard M. Pious -- Resolved, the president has too much power in the selection of judges / pro, David A. Yalof ; con, John Anthony Maltese -- Resolved, a broad executive privilege is essential to the successful functioning of the presidency / pro, Mark J. Rozell ; con, David Gray Adler -- Resolved, a president's cabinet members should have a larger role in the formation of public policy / pro, Andrew Rudalevige ; con, Matthew J. Dickinson -- Resolved, psychological character is a powerful predictor of presidential performance / pro, Stanley A. Renshon ; con, Stephen Skowronek -- Resolved, great presidents are agents of democratic change / pro, Marc Landy ; con, Bruce Miroff.
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