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Published: 01 March 2021

304 Pages

5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197543085

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Phantoms of a Beleaguered Republic

The Deep State and The Unitary Executive

Revised and Expanded Edition

Stephen Skowronek, John A. Dearborn, and Desmond King

  • Anchors the conflict between the "Deep State" and "the unitary executive" in the design and development of the American republic
  • Situates the struggles of Trump's administration in a systemic perspective
  • Provides a profound structural explanation of why American politics has become so dysfunctional

New to this Edition:

  • Includes a new Foreword
  • Includes a new Afterword, bringing the book up to date through to the end of Trump's presidency

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