Take Up Your Pen: Unilateral Presidential Directives in American Politics

Social science

Graham G. Dodds

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 429 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Graham G. Dodds explores the constitutional and historical development of unilateral presidential directives—the ability of presidents to bypass the legislative process and set public policy via their own executive orders—and how such a practice fits Americans’ conception of democracy.