Power Without Persuasion: The Politics of Direct Presidential Action

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Since the early 1960s, scholarly thinking on the power of U.S. presidents has rested on these words: "Presidential power is the power to persuade." Power, in this formulation, is strictly about bargaining and convincing other political actors to do things the president cannot accomplish alone. Power without Persuasion argues otherwise. Focusing on presidents' ability to act unilaterally, William Howell provides the most theoretically substantial and far-reaching reevaluation of presidential power in many years. He argues ...

Power Without Persuasion: The Politics of Direct Presidential Action 2003, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691102702

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Power Without Persuasion: The Politics of Direct Presidential Action 2003, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691102696

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