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The Politics of the Presidency

The Politics of the Presidency

Eleventh Edition

December 2023 | 672 pages | CQ Press
Get the most up-to-date coverage and analysis of the presidency with this comprehensive text.

Never losing sight of the foundations of the office, The Politics of the Presidency maintains a balance between historical context and contemporary scholarship on the executive branch, providing a solid foundation for any presidency course. Now in its Eleventh Edition, Maltese, Rudalevige, and Pika thoroughly analyze the change and continuity in Biden's first two and a half years in office and look forward to the competitive setting for the 2024 presidential race.
Part I: The President and the Public
Chapter 1: The Changing Presidency
Chapter 2: Election Politics
Chapter 3: Public Politics
Chapter 4: Presidential Character and Performance
Part II: The President and the Government
Chapter 5: Legislative Politics
Chapter 6: Executive Politics
Chapter 7: Judicial Politics
Part III: The President and Public Policy
Chapter 8: The Politics of Domestic Policy
Chapter 9: The Politics of Economic Policy
Chapter 10: The Politics of Foreign Policy
Chapter 11: Joseph R. Biden Jr.: Moving Past Midterm, Looking Towards 2024
Appendix A: Result of Presidential Contests, 1912–2020
Appendix B: Personal Backgrounds of U.S. Presidents
Appendix C: The Constitution of the Presidency