Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 July 2017

488 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190611460

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Presidents and the American Presidency

Second Edition

Lori Cox Han and Diane J. Heith

  • Incorporates archival documents from multiple administrations in a--"Then and Now" format--that reveal the inner workings of the White House and animate the discussions from the perspective of the presidents and other political actors
  • Offers extensive coverage of methodology, teaching students how to analyze the institution
  • Develops critical-thinking skills by integrating both institutional and president-centered approaches
  • Includes an in-depth discussion of campaign finance as an essential part of electing presidents

New to this Edition:

  • Updated to reflect the first days of the Trump presidency
  • A new feature, "Researching the Presidency," which provides a brief look at innovative empirical research
  • A new selected bibliography of some of the most important historical and contemporary works on the presidency
  • New online resources for each chapter

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