The Presidency in a Separated System

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Popular interpretations of American government tend to center on the presidency. Successes and failures of government are often attributed to presidents themselves. But, though the White House stands as a powerful symbol of government, the United States has a separated system intentionally designed to distribute power, not to concentrate it. Charles O. Jones explains that focusing exclusively on the presidency can lead to a seriously distorted picture of how the national government works. The role of the president varies ...

The Presidency in a Separated System 1994, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780815747109

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The Presidency in a Separated System 1994, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780815747093

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