Presidential Cabinet Making: Lessons for the Political System
Nelson W. Polsby suggests that the pattern of appointments in the Carter cabinet shows a type of presidential leadership that the Nixon presidency did not put out of style. The causes of President Carter's brand of leadership are traced to the Democratic nomination process, however, rather than to attitudes about presidential authority that Carter evidently does not share with former president Nixon.
Elections at Home and Abroad, M. Kent Jennings and Thomas E. Mann Reviewed by Nelson W. Polsby
Social Science Quotations, Volume 19 of the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Robert K. Merton and David L. Sills Reviewed by Nelson W. Polsby
The Politics of Rich and Poor: Wealth and the American Electorate in the Reagan Aftermath, Kevin Phillips Reviewed by Nelson W. Polsby
Jimmy Carter as President: Leadership and the Politics of the Public Good, Erwin C. Hargrove Reviewed by Nelson W. Polsby
Images of Voting/Visions of Democracy, Peter B. Natchez Reviewed by Nelson W. Polsbymore by this author
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