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The Resource Power play : the Bush presidency and the Constitution, James P. Pfiffner

Power play : the Bush presidency and the Constitution, James P. Pfiffner

Label
Power play : the Bush presidency and the Constitution
Title
Power play
Title remainder
the Bush presidency and the Constitution
Statement of responsibility
James P. Pfiffner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Analyzes the Bush presidency's efforts to expand executive power, putting them into constitutional and historical perspective. Explores the evolution of Anglo-American thinking about executive power and individual rights. Documents how the current administration has undermined the separation of powers and shows how these practices have imperiled the rule of law"--Provided by publisher
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285583
Cataloging source
DLC
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Pfiffner, James P
Dewey number
973.931
Index
index present
LC call number
JK516
LC item number
.P49 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Executive power
  • Presidents
  • Bush, George W.
  • United States.
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the Bush presidency and the Constitution
Label
Power play : the Bush presidency and the Constitution, James P. Pfiffner
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A government of laws or men? -- The nature of executive power -- Creating individual rights and an independent legislature -- The American Constitution -- The power to imprison : habeas corpus -- The power to torture -- The power to surveil -- The power to ignore the law : signing statements -- Conclusion: Constitutionalism and the rule of law
Control code
17564842
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 299 pages
Isbn
9780815770442
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008012077
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn185691300
Label
Power play : the Bush presidency and the Constitution, James P. Pfiffner
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A government of laws or men? -- The nature of executive power -- Creating individual rights and an independent legislature -- The American Constitution -- The power to imprison : habeas corpus -- The power to torture -- The power to surveil -- The power to ignore the law : signing statements -- Conclusion: Constitutionalism and the rule of law
Control code
17564842
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 299 pages
Isbn
9780815770442
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008012077
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn185691300

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