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  1. Candidate Character Traits in Presidential Elections

    By David B. Holian, Charles L. Prysby

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Voter perceptions of the personal traits of presidential candidates are widely regarded to be important influences on the vote. Media pundits frequently explain the outcome of presidential elections in terms of the personal appeal of the candidates. Despite the emphasis on presidential character...

    To Be Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ronald Reagan

    Champion of Conservative America

    By James H. Broussard

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Few politicians in recent American history are as well-known as Ronald Reagan, the 40th U.S. president. An iconic leader, Reagan shifted the direction of American politics toward a newly vigorous conservatism. Though he began his career as a New Deal liberal, by the end of the 1950s, Reagan had...

    To Be Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Lobbying the New President

    Interests in Transition

    By Heath Brown

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Presidential transitions offer the chance for new ideas, policies, and people to inhabit the White House. Transitions have triggered policy change for decades and eager interest groups have sought ways to capitalize on this often chaotic phase of US politics. President-Elect Barack Obama declared...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A Citizen’s Guide to Presidential Nominations

    By Wayne Steger

    Series: Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

    The method the United States uses to nominate presidential candidates can sometimes seem like a media circus, over-hyped and overly speculative. Yet the process is one distinct to American politics, crucial to the way that students and citizens comprehend politics and participation. This concise...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Imperfect Primary

    Oddities, Biases, and Strengths of U.S. Presidential Nomination Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara Norrander

    Series: Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

    The complex and ever-changing rules governing American presidential nomination contests are continuously up for criticism, but there is little to no consensus on exactly what the problems are, or on how to fix them. The evolving system is hardly rational because it was never carefully planned. So...

    To Be Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Development of the American Presidency

    2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Ellis

    A full understanding of the institution of the American presidency requires us to examine how it developed from the founding to the present. This developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution, allows for a richer, more nuanced understanding beyond the current...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Obama Doctrine

    Legacy and Continuity in US Foreign Policy

    Edited by Michelle Bentley, Jack Holland

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    In 2009, President Barack Obama was inaugurated under the highest of expectations and hailed as a dynamic and effective statesperson who would reverse the controversial extremes that had characterised the George W. Bush era. Obama’s first term, however, was subject to intense criticism; not only...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Presidential Leadership and African-Americans

    From Slavery to the White House

    By George R. Goethals

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Presidential Leadership and African-Americans examines the leadership styles of eight American presidents and shows how the decisions made by each of these leaders impacted the lives and life chances of the country’s African-American citizens. Beginning with George Washington and concluding with...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Partisan Presidency

    From Reagan to Obama

    By Richard Skinner

    Since the 1980s the American chief executive has shifted from a paradigm of the "modern presidency" to the "partisan presidency," argues Richard Skinner. This timely and engaging account of how the president relates to political parties helps us understand how contemporary presidents have polarized...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

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