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By G. Calvin Mackenzie

The Imperiled Presidency: Presidential management within the 21st Century demands a dramatic re-examination of the yank president’s function in the separation of powers approach. by contrast with claims through lecturers, pundits, media, and individuals of Congress, this provocative new publication argues that the modern American presidency is simply too vulnerable instead of too robust. Cal Mackenzie deals the contrarian argument that the true constitutional concern in modern American politics isn't the centralization and accumulation of strength within the presidency, yet really that powerful governance is imperiled via the decreased function of the presidency.

The fabricated from greater than 3 years of analysis and writing and approximately 4 a long time of the author’s instructing and writing in regards to the American presidency, The Imperiled Presidency is the 1st book-length remedy of the weaknesses of the trendy presidency, written to be obtainable to undergraduates and electorate alike. It engages with quite a lot of literature that pertains to the presidency, together with electoral politics, budgetary politics, administrative appointments, and the behavior of overseas affairs. it'd be an invaluable supplement to classes that depend totally on a unmarried textbook, in addition to classes which are equipped round extra particular readings from a number books and articles.

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