The Politics Presidents Make
Leadership from John Adams to Bill Clinton 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Stephen Skowronek
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Politics Presidents Make by Stephen Skowronek
Book DescriptionStephen Skowronek's wholly innovative study demonstrates that presidents are persistent agents of change, continually disrupting and transforming the political landscape. In an afterword to this new edition, the author examines "third way" leadership as it has been practiced by Bill Clinton and others. These leaders are neither great repudiators nor orthodox innovators. They challenge received political categories, mix seemingly antithetical doctrines, and often take their opponents' issues as their own. As the 1996 election confirmed, third way leadership has great electoral appeal. The question is whether Clinton in his second term will escape the convulsive end so often associated with the type.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674689374
(235mm x 162mm x 13mm)
Imprint: The Belknap Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 11-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stephen Skowronek
Rethinking Political Institutions, Paperback (September 2007)
Ranging across formal institutions of government such as legislatures, courts, and bureaucracies and intermediary institutions such as labor unions and party systems, this work features contributors who show how these instruments of control give shape to the state, articulate its relationships, and express its legitimacy.
Search for American Political Development, Paperback (May 2004)
Orren and Skowronek survey past and current 'APD' scholarship and outline a course of study for the future.
Building a New American State, Paperback (June 1982)» View all books by Stephen Skowronek
This book is about governmental change in America.
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Author Biography - Stephen Skowronek
Stephen Skowronek is Pelatiah Perit Professor of Political and Social Science at Yale University. He is the author of Building a New American State: The Expansion of National Administrative Capacities, 1877-1920.
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