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Power and constraint : the accountable presidency after 9/11

Goldsmith, Jack L. (Author).
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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 352.23 GOL (Text) 32604000201501 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 352.235 GOL (Text) 39230031395229 Adult Books Checked out 04/28/2020

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  • ISBN: 9780393081336
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 311 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-300) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: checks and balances in an endless war -- Part one. Continuity: the new normal; forces bigger than the president -- Part two. Distributed checks and balances: accountability journalism; spies under a government microscope; warrior-lawyers; the GTMO bar -- Part three. Assessment: the presidential synopticon -- Afterword: after the next attack.
Summary, etc.: A former member of the Bush administration discusses the expansion of presidential authority in the past two decades and describes why he feels this increase in power has also been met with an increase in accountability.
Subject: Presidents United States History 21st century
Executive power United States History 21st century
Separation of powers United States History 21st century
Genre: POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Executive Branch.
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