The Obama presidency : appraisals and prospects /

With contributions from leading names in the field, this text takes a close look at Obama's presidency and considers issues such as his political strategy and the progress of his administration.

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Other Authors: Rockman, Bert A., Rudalevige, Andrew, 1968-, Campbell, Colin, 1943 June 10-
Format: eBook
Published: Los Angeles : SAGE/CQ Press, [2012]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : a counterfactual presidency / Bert A. Rockman, Andrew Rudalevige
  • "Change we can believe in" meets reality / Joel D. Aberbach
  • Strategic assessments : evaluating opportunities and strategies in the Obama presidency / George C. Edwards III
  • Political forces on the Obama presidency : from election '08 to governing / James E. Campbell
  • Public opinion and the presidency : the Obama and anti-Obama coalitions / Gary C. Jacobson
  • Obama and the public presidency : what got you here won't get you there / Diane J. Heith
  • The privileges of access : interest groups and the White House / Lawrence R. Jacobs
  • Rivals, or a team? : staff and issue management in the Obama administration / Andrew Rudalevige
  • Obama and the 111th Congress : doing big things / Barbara Sinclair
  • Obama and the law : judicial restraint at the crossroads / David A. Yalof
  • Ambition, necessity, and polarization in the Obama domestic agenda / Christopher H. Foreman, Jr
  • Continuity and change in Obama's foreign policy / Robert Singh
  • Economic crisis and political change : a new new deal? / M. Stephen Weatherford
  • Concluding thoughts : president, person, and system / Bert A. Rockman, Eric N. Waltenburg, Colin Campbell.