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Presidential power and the modern presidents

the politics of leadership from Roosevelt to Reagan

by Richard E. Neustadt

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Published by Free Press, Collier Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Presidents -- United States,
    • Executive power -- United States,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard E. Neustadt.
      ContributionsNeustadt, Richard E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK516 .N4 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 371 p. ;
      Number of Pages371
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1877487M
      ISBN 10002922795X
      LC Control Number90037725

      Presidential Power and the Modern President From this often-read book comes the classic concept of presidential power as "the power to persuade. Richard Neustadt observed the essence of presidential power when working in the executive branch during Franklin Roosevelt's term as Size: 68KB. Presidential Power Richard E. Neustadt Presidential Power. Macmillan Publishing Company New York. In the United States we like to “rate” a president. We measure him as “weak” or “strong” and call what we are measuring his “leadership.” We do not wait until a man is dead; we rate him from the moment he takes Size: 26KB.

      “Hargrove does himself proud in a stimulating book that is at once reflective and readable.” —Richard E. Neustadt, author of Presidential Power and the Moral Presidents “A timely reminder of what political leadership should be and an eloquent analysis of why so many fall short.” —Stephen Skowronek, author of The Politics Presidents Make. Get this from a library! Presidential power and the modern presidents: the politics of leadership from Roosevelt to Reagan. [Richard E Neustadt; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- Neustadt presents a reexamination of his seminal theory of presidential power, and includes extensive material on Ronald Reagan.

      On President’s Day, I post my traditional column commemorating the late, great presidency scholar Richard E. Neustadt. During almost six decades of public service and in academia, until his death in at the age of 84, Neustadt advised presidents of both parties and their aides, and distilled these experiences in the form of several influential books on presidential leadership and. Presidential Power and the Modern Presidents (Paperback) The Politics of Leadership from Roosevelt to Reagan. By Richard E. Neustadt. Free Press, , pp.


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presidents, see Presidents of the United States, table. See M. Cunliffe, American Presidents and the Presidency (); L. Fisher, President and Congress (); F.

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Twenty-nine years ago Neustadt wrote Presidential Power (LJ 6/1/61), a classic on the modern American presidency. This is the fourth revised edition of that work, in which his thesis continues to be 5/5(1). President Woodrow Wilson led America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations.

Part of the award-winning collection The Presidents. Author, soldier. This book re-examines the theory and practice of presidential leadership. It considers events and decisions in the administrations of the presidents who followed FDR, Truman and Eisenhower and appraises the styles and skills of Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Carter and Reagan.

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This edition has a good discussion of Reagan and the. It was at Columbia that Neustadt wrote the book Presidential Power (; a revised edition titled Presidential Power and the Modern Presidents: The Politics of Leadership appeared in ), in which he examined the decision-making process at the highest levels of ion: University of California, Berkeley (B.A.).

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