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#APSA2015 Meet Tom Cronin & Michael Genovese @CambriaPress Booth TODAY

#APSA2015 Cambria Press Booth (705) at 10 a.m. on Friday: Meet Thomas Cronin, Michael Genovese, and the authors behind The Quest for Leadership Meet Thomas E. Cronin, Michael Genovese, and the authors behind The Quest for Leadership today at 10 a.m. at the Cambria Press booth (705) in the #APSA2015 book exhibit hall. You might be one of the lucky...

Tough Times for the President

Cambria Press publication Tough Times for the President (Chapter Excerpts) Chapter 1: Presidents in Tough Times “Many presidents face situations of political adversity. Some even face adversity on more than one occasion. The case studies will enhance our understanding not only of the power of the presidency but of how chief executives have been able to deal with adversity. Even...

Jockeying for the American Presidency

Cambria Press publication Jockeying for the American Presidency (Chapter Excerpts) Chapter 1: Presidential Selection and Aspirant Opportunism “…to say that all presidents are opportunists does not mean that they are all the same. As previously mentioned, the opportunism of the presidents most probably varies across the individuals who have held the office. Aside from innate character differences and aptitudes, each...

Tough Times for the President? Adversity and Power in the Obama Presidency

Given the 2013 APSA theme “Power and Persuasion” and the spotlight on the president, there is no book more appropriate Tough Times for the President: Political Adversity and the Sources of Executive Power by Ryan J. Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell (Cambria Press, 2012): *        *       *       *       *       *       *       * Adversity and Power in the Obama Presidency Barack Obama came to the presidency on a...

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