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The Resource Policy by other means : alternative adoption by presidents, Steven A. Shull

Policy by other means : alternative adoption by presidents, Steven A. Shull

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Policy by other means : alternative adoption by presidents
Title
Policy by other means
Title remainder
alternative adoption by presidents
Statement of responsibility
Steven A. Shull
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Shull, Steven A
Dewey number
352.23/80973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK511
LC item number
.S54 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Joseph V. Hughes, Jr., and Holly O. Hughes series on the presidency and leadership
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Executive power
Summary expansion
"Under the U. S. Constitution, Congress bears responsibility for establishing national policy through legislation, but in recent years that power has often been eclipsed by presidents' adopting public policy by other means. Steven A. Shull offers a systematic study of the relative importance of four tools presidents use to create policy without going through Congress: budgeting, executive orders, executive agreements, and commitment of troops." "Using both statistical analyses of recent presidents' use of alternative policy means and case studies of each tool, Shull investigates the factors that affect whether and when the chief executive becomes, in effect, the chief policy maker, budgeter, or diplomat. He examines individual, institutional, and environmental variables, as well as several controls that may influence the choice of unilateral or alternative policy actions." "Shull's quantitative analyses help to illustrate not only the trends over time in the independent actions of presidents but also the complexity of the factors that influence those trends. His data and statistical techniques point toward confirmation of some hypotheses that have been held about the exercise of presidential powers and the disproof of others. Shull demonstrates the usefulness of applying quantitative methods, informed by theory and the literature, to the study of the office." "Scholars of the presidency, of executive-legislative relations, and of public policy will gain important insight into previously under-studied aspects of presidential power from Shull's careful analysis of unilateral and other alternative policy adoption."--BOOK JACKET
Label
Policy by other means : alternative adoption by presidents, Steven A. Shull
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [207]-220) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Understanding presidential prerogatives -- Explaining presidential alternative actions -- Measurement of variables -- Budget agreement : chief budgeter -- Executive orders : chief executive -- Executive agreements : chief diplomat -- Committing troops : commander in chief
Control code
62127728
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 226 pages
Isbn
9781585445134
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005028718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781585445134
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Policy by other means : alternative adoption by presidents, Steven A. Shull
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [207]-220) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Understanding presidential prerogatives -- Explaining presidential alternative actions -- Measurement of variables -- Budget agreement : chief budgeter -- Executive orders : chief executive -- Executive agreements : chief diplomat -- Committing troops : commander in chief
Control code
62127728
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 226 pages
Isbn
9781585445134
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005028718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781585445134
Other physical details
illustrations

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