The Resource Calling the shots: : the president, executive orders, and public policy, Daniel P. Gitterman, (electronic resource)

Calling the shots: : the president, executive orders, and public policy, Daniel P. Gitterman, (electronic resource)

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Calling the shots: : the president, executive orders, and public policy
Title
Calling the shots:
Title remainder
the president, executive orders, and public policy
Statement of responsibility
Daniel P. Gitterman
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Modern presidents are CEOs with broad powers over the federal government. The United States Constitution lays out three hypothetically equal branches of government--the executive, the legislative, and the judicial--but over the years, the president, as head of the executive branch, has emerged as the usually dominant political and administrative force at the federal level. In fact, Daniel Gitterman tells us, the president is, effectively, the CEO of an enormous federal bureaucracy. Using the unique legal authority delegated by thousands of laws, the ability to issue executive orders, and the capacity to shape how federal agencies write and enforce rules, the president calls the shots as to how the government is run on a daily basis. Modern presidents have, for example, used the power of the purchaser to require federal contractors to pay a minimum wage and to prohibit contracting with companies and contractors that knowingly employ unauthorized alien workers. Presidents and their staffs use specific tools, including executive orders and memoranda to agency heads, as instruments of control and influence over the government and the private sector. For more than a century, they have used these tools without violating the separation of powers. Calling the Shots demonstrates how each of these executive powers is a powerful weapon of coercion and redistribution in the president's political and policymaking arsenal
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Gitterman, Daniel Paul
Dewey number
320.60973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Executive orders
  • Executive power
  • Political planning
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Calling the shots: : the president, executive orders, and public policy, Daniel P. Gitterman, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11824614
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multicolored
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MWT11824614
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11824614
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remote
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11824614
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Calling the shots: : the president, executive orders, and public policy, Daniel P. Gitterman, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11824614
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11824614
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11824614
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11824614
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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