Bad for democracy :how the Presidency undermines the power of the people /Dana D. Nelson.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-259734

Description

xviii, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Executive power
Presidents
Democracy
Volkssouveränität.
Machtmissbrauch.
Demokratie.

Originator

Nelson, Dana D.

Contents

Introduction : the people v. presidentialism -- How the president becomes a superhero -- Voting and the incredibly shrinking citizen -- Presidential war powers and politics as war -- Going corporate with the unitary executive -- Conclusion : reclaiming democratic power for ourselves.

Publication

Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press

Description

xviii, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-236 and index.
Complimentary copy, 2008. Historic New England image on page 2. (Verner Reed, "Fourth of July, North Danville, Vermont, 1952")

ISBN

9780816656776 (hc : alk. paper)
0816656770 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816656783 (pb : alk. paper)
0816656789 (pb : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks JK516.N35 2008

Other People and Orgs

USA / Präsident.

Places

United States.