The Presidency and the Political System 11th Edition
Written by top-notch presidency scholars and carefully edited into a text-reader format, The Presidency and the Political System, Eleventh Edition showcases a collection of original essays focused on a range of topics, institutions, and issues relevant to understanding the American presidency. Author Michael Nelson rigorously edits each contribution to present students with a set of analytical yet accessible chapters and contextual headnotes introducing each essay. You will read about different approaches to studying the presidency, the elements of presidential power, presidential selection, presidents and politics, and presidents and government.
New to the Eleventh Edition
- A new chapter focused on the Trump administration (Chapter 10) discusses major shifts represented by the new administration, especially in regards to the president’s relationship with the media.
- New coverage of Obama’s second term enables you to compare and contrast Obama’s two presidential terms as well as better understand how the similarities and differences of Obama’s approach compared to his predecessors.
- Revised, time-tested essays reflect current scholarship that explores the themes of modern presidential power and effectiveness.
ISBN 13: ISBN: 9781544317298