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Genovese, Michael A
Presidential prerogative : imperial power in an age of terrorism / MIchael A. Genovese
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  JK516 .G47 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Executive power -- United States
War and emergency powers -- United States
Presidents -- United States
Constitutional history -- United States
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention
Physical Description xiii, 200 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-194) and index
Contents Introduction : prerogative, terrorism, and presidential power -- Prelude to the presidency : the British roots of prerogative -- The framers : the Americanization of prerogative -- Prerogative in action : the lessons of history -- Confronting an age of terrorism : George W. Bush, prerogative, and the War against terrorism -- Conclusion : can the presidency be constitutional and powerful?

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