The Unsustainable Presidency develops a structural theory of the office by challenging and redefining the twin imperatives upon which the modern chief executive was constructed and by applying the theory to the three most recent presidents: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama.
About the Author
William F. Grover is Professor of Political Science at Saint Michael's College in Vermont, USA. He is the author of The President as Prisoner: A Structural Critique of the Carter and Reagan Years and co-editor of Voices of Dissent: Critical Readings in American Politics. He is a former American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow. Joseph G. Peschek is Professor of Political Science at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. He is the author of Policy-Planning Organizations: Elite Agendas and America's Rightward Turn and co-editor of Voices of Dissent: Critical Readings in American Politics. He is a former Editor of the journal, New Political Science. In 2015, he received the Agnes Hulburd Conger Prize for his work in The Unsustainable Presidency.