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Presidential Leadership in Political Time A Bestselling Classic With A New Chapter On President Barack ObamaRenowned Scholar Stephen Skowronek S Insights Have Fundamentally Altered Our Understanding Of The American Presidency His Political Time Thesis Has Been Particularly Influential, Revealing How Presidents Reckon With The Work Of Their Predecessors, Situate Their Power Within Recent Political Events, And Assert Their Authority In The Service Of Change In The Original Edition Of This Book, Skowronek Revisited That Thesis To Make Better Sense Of The Presidencies Of Bill Clinton And George W Bush In This New Edition, He Also Addresses The First Two Years Of Barack Obama S Presidency.Already Considered A Classic And Widely Used In Courses On The Presidency, Skowronek S Book Has Greatly Expanded Our Understanding Of And Debates Over The Politics Of Leadership It Clarifies The Typical Political Problems That Presidents Confront In Political Time, As Well As The Likely Effects Of Their Working Through Them, And Considers Contemporary Innovations In Our Political System That Bear On The Leadership Patterns From The Distant Past Drawing Out Parallels In The Politics Of Leadership Between Andrew Jackson And Franklin Roosevelt And Between James Polk And John Kennedy, It Develops A New And Revealing Perspective On The Presidential Leadership Of Clinton, Bush, And Now Obama.In This Edition, Skowronek Devotes An Entirely New Chapter To Obama S Presidency And Its Prospects For Becoming Transformational Like The Presidencies Of Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, FDR, And Reagan, All Of Whom Succeeded To Varying Degrees In Reconstructing The Playing Field Of National Politics Along The Way, He Wonders If This Kind Of Leadership Is Still Even Possible, Given The Current Divided State Of The American Polity He Also Takes A Fresh Look At The Impact Of The Twenty Four Hour News Cycle, Of A Disciplined And Homogeneous Republican Party, Of Conservative Advocacy Of The Unitary Theory Of The Executive, And Of Progressive Disillusionment With The Presidency As An Institution.A Provocative Review Of Presidential History, Skowronek S Book Brims With Fresh Insights And Opens A Window On The Institution Of The Executive Office And The Workings Of The American Political System As A Whole Intellectually Satisfying For Scholars, It Also Provides An Accessible Volume For Students And General Readers Interested In The American Presidency.


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