Presidents & the Presidency : Essays by Stephen Hess Paperback / softback
by Stephen Hess
This book contains a collection of Stephen Hess's best essays on the presidency.
Written over a fifteen year period, the essays selected are just as relevant today as when they were first published.
Each essay says something useful about the office of the presidency or a specific president. The book includes: ""Presidential Qualities,"" originally published when Richard Nixon was president, addresses the characteristics we should want in a chief executive regardless of whether or not we agree with him. ""Why Great Men Are Not Chosen Presidents: Lord Bryce Revisited"" asks whether changes in the process by which we select presidential candidates would result in different kinds of people seeking office. ""Toward a More Functional Presidency,"" written after Watergate, rethinks the appropriate role of the president and offers a job description.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 148 pages
- Publisher: Brookings Institution
- Publication Date: 31/07/1997
- Category: Political leaders & leadership
- ISBN: 9780815736318
- Hardback from £19.85