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Czars In The White House: The Rise Of Policy Czars As Presidential Management Tools, Justin S. Vaughn, José D. Villalobos May 2015

Czars In The White House: The Rise Of Policy Czars As Presidential Management Tools, Justin S. Vaughn, José D. Villalobos

José D. Villalobos

When Barack Obama entered the White House, he faced urgent issues including the economy, health care, and climate change. Despite citizens’ demand for strong presidential leadership, the development and implementation of policy requires cooperation across a range of congressional committees, federal departments, and government agencies. Following a long-standing precedent, Obama appointed administrators—so-called policy czars—charged with directing the response to the nation’s most pressing crises.

Combining public administration and political science approaches to the study of the American presidency and institutional politics, Justin S. Vaughn and José D. Villalobos argue that the creation of policy czars is a ...


Safeguarding German-American Relations In The New Century: Understanding And Accepting Mutual Differences, Herman Kurthen, Antonio Menéndez Alarcón, Stefan Immerfall Dec 2014

Safeguarding German-American Relations In The New Century: Understanding And Accepting Mutual Differences, Herman Kurthen, Antonio Menéndez Alarcón, Stefan Immerfall

Antonio V. Menéndez Alarcón

Looks at the state of affair of the German-American relationship, the causes and sources of existing discontent, and opportunities for safeguarding the transatlantic relations. This book analyzes domestic and foreign policies, political cultures, and compare trends in business relations, migration, culture, education, journalism, law and religion. - WorldCat


U.S. And French Approaches To Foreign Policy, Antonio Menéndez Alarcón Dec 2014

U.S. And French Approaches To Foreign Policy, Antonio Menéndez Alarcón

Antonio V. Menéndez Alarcón

This book analyzes the cultural foundations that underlie interpretations of international conflict and security among French and U.S. political leaders.


中国の歴史認識はどう作られたのか (How Historical Memories Have Been Forged In China), Zheng Wang Apr 2014

中国の歴史認識はどう作られたのか (How Historical Memories Have Been Forged In China), Zheng Wang

Zheng Wang

the Japanese version of Never Forget National Humiliation: Historical Memory in Chinese Politics and Foreign Relations, New York: Columbia University Press, 2012.


Governing Urban Economies: Innovation And Inclusion In Canadian-City Regions, Neil Bradford, Allison Bramwell Dec 2013

Governing Urban Economies: Innovation And Inclusion In Canadian-City Regions, Neil Bradford, Allison Bramwell

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


The Palgrave Handbook Of Global Political Psychology, Paul Nesbitt-Larking, Catarina Kinnvall, Tereza Capelos Dec 2013

The Palgrave Handbook Of Global Political Psychology, Paul Nesbitt-Larking, Catarina Kinnvall, Tereza Capelos

Paul W Nesbitt-Larking

No abstract provided.


Clash Of National Identities: China, Japan, And The East China Sea Territorial Dispute, Zheng Wang Jun 2013

Clash Of National Identities: China, Japan, And The East China Sea Territorial Dispute, Zheng Wang

Zheng Wang

No abstract provided.


All Judges Are Political—Except When They Are Not: Acceptable Hypocrisies And The Rule Of Law, Keith Bybee Nov 2012

All Judges Are Political—Except When They Are Not: Acceptable Hypocrisies And The Rule Of Law, Keith Bybee

Keith J. Bybee

This paper contains the introduction to the new book, All Judges Are Political—Except When They Are Not: Acceptable Hypocrisies and the Rule of Law (Stanford University Press, 2010).

The book begins with the observation that Americans are divided in their beliefs about whether courts operate on the basis of unbiased legal principle or of political interest. This division in public opinion in turn breeds suspicion that judges do not actually mean what they say, that judicial professions of impartiality are just fig leaves used to hide the pursuit of partisan purposes.

Comparing law to the practice of common courtesy ...


Never Forget National Humiliation: Historic Memory In Chinese Politics And Foreign Relations, Zheng Wang Dec 2011

Never Forget National Humiliation: Historic Memory In Chinese Politics And Foreign Relations, Zheng Wang

Zheng Wang

No abstract provided.


The Political Psychology Of Globalization: Muslims In The West, Catarina Kinnvall, Paul Nesbitt-Larking Dec 2010

The Political Psychology Of Globalization: Muslims In The West, Catarina Kinnvall, Paul Nesbitt-Larking

Paul W Nesbitt-Larking

No abstract provided.


Politics, Society And The Media, Paul Nesbitt-Larking Dec 2006

Politics, Society And The Media, Paul Nesbitt-Larking

Paul W Nesbitt-Larking

No abstract provided.


Politics, Society And The Media: Canadian Perspectives, Paul Nesbitt-Larking Dec 2000

Politics, Society And The Media: Canadian Perspectives, Paul Nesbitt-Larking

Paul W Nesbitt-Larking

No abstract provided.


Commissioning Ideas: Canadian National Policy Innovation In Comparative Perspective, Neil Bradford Dec 1997

Commissioning Ideas: Canadian National Policy Innovation In Comparative Perspective, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.