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The rhetorical presidency

by Jeffrey Tulis

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Presidents -- United States -- History,
    • Political oratory -- United States -- History,
    • English language -- United States -- Rhetoric

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJeffrey K. Tulis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK518 .T84 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 209 p. ;
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2408266M
      ISBN 100691077517
      LC Control Number87045542

      On a flight recently, Benjamin Wittes read a book that knocked his socks off: "The Rhetorical Presidency" by political scientist Jeffrey Tulis. While written in , the book seems to anticipate our current president.   In The Rhetorical Presidency, Jeffrey Tulis argues that the president’s relationship to the public has changed dramatically since the Constitution was enacted: while previously the president avoided any discussions of public policy so as to avoid demagoguery, the president is now expected to go directly to the public, using all the tools of rhetoric to influence public : Taylor And Francis.

        The Rhetorical Presidency has proven to be even better as political development crystal ball than it was as a rear view mirror."--John J. DiIulio, Critical Review "The best book on this subject."--Walter Berns, Wall Street Journal "Jeffrey Tulis's book The Rhetorical Presidency has experienced a scholarly reception enjoyed by few other works in /5(73). In a classic book on The Rhetorical Presidency, Jeffrey Tulis argued that the modern presidential practice of appealing directly to the public, over the heads of Congress, “enhances the tendency to define issues in terms of the needs of persuasion rather than to develop a discourse suitable for the illumination and exploration of real issues.

      The Rhetorical Presidency. MP3 audio - Standard Price: $ William Seale showed slides and talked about his book The President’s House: A History, published by Harry Adams. The book. The book is an excavation of political history that unearths a striking discovery: what Tulis terms “the rhetorical presidency” is actually the presidency as we know it today. That is, the title refers to disarmingly recognizable features of the modern presidency itself; the president as policy leader, partisan-in-chief, the “the bully.


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The Rhetorical Presidency has proven to be even better as political development crystal ball than it was as a rear view mirror." - John J. DiIulio, Critical Review (Fall ) From the Back Cover "This is a brilliant book.

The author does not overlap with the existing literature as much as offer an entirely new way of thinking about the Cited by:   The Rhetorical Presidency book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The description for this book, The Rhetorical Presidency, /5.

In his book The Rhetorical Presidency (), Tulis further elaborated on the phenomenon. His central thesis was that 20th century presidents have to persuade the general public rather than the Congress of the viability of their policies. The Rhetorical Presidency makes the case that this development, born at the outset of the twentieth century, is the product of conscious political choices that fundamentally transformed the presidency and the meaning of American governance.

Now with a new foreword by Russell Muirhead and a new afterword by the author, this landmark work probes /5(5). "The best book on this subject."—Walter Berns, Wall Street Journal "Jeffrey Tulis's book The Rhetorical Presidency has experienced a scholarly reception enjoyed by few other works in presidency studies.

Ten years after its publication, it was the subject of at least two retrospective edited volumes (Ellis ; Medhurst ). Tulis contends in The Rhetorical Presidency () that Woodrow Wilson added a “second constitution” to the presidency (18).

Under the original constitution, modern presidents still face institutional constraints, which extend from governmental norms to presidential behavior. The framers design and republican culture remain as American political culture, even though. "Over the past few years the conceptual foundations of presidential studies have been recast.

Jeffrey Tulis's The Rhetorical Presidency stands as one of the benchmarks of the new formulation a formidable piece of scholarship."--Stephen Skowronek, The Review of Politics"This is a brilliant book. The author does not overlap with the existing literature as 4/5(1).

Since its identification inthe rhetorical presidency has drawn both defenders and critics. Chief among those critical of the practice is political theorist Jeffrey K.

Tulis, whose book, The Rhetorical Presidency, helped popularize the construct and set forth a sustained analysis of the baleful effects that have allegedly accompanied the shift from a "constitutional" presidency.

The Rhetorical Presidency makes the case that this development, born at the outset of the twentieth century, is the product of conscious political choices that fundamentally transformed the presidency and the meaning of American governance.

Now with a new foreword by Russell Muirhead and a new afterword by the author, this landmark work probes Brand: Princeton University Press. Beyond the Rhetorical Presidency book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With the administrations of Theodore Roosevelt and /5.

The Rhetorical Presidency makes the case that this development, born at the outset of the twentieth century, is the product of conscious political choices that fundamentally transformed the presidency and the meaning of American governance.

Now with a new foreword by Russell Muirhead and a new afterword by the author, this landmark work probes. the rhetorical presidency Download the rhetorical presidency or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the rhetorical presidency book now.

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Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Price: $ The "rhetorical presidency," continuously trying to mold the public mind, suits the temperament of the hyperkinetic persons who prosper by means of peripatetic campaigning.

Since its identification inthe rhetorical presidency has drawn both defenders and critics. Chief among those critical of the practice is political theorist Jeffrey K.

Tulis, whose book, The Rhetorical Presidency, helped popularize the construct and set forth a sustained analysis of the baleful effects that have allegedly accompanied the shift from a “constitutional” presidency.

Book Description. In The Rhetorical Presidency, Jeffrey Tulis argues that the president’s relationship to the public has changed dramatically since the Constitution was enacted: while previously the president avoided any discussions of public policy so as to avoid demagoguery, the president is now expected to go directly to the public, using all the tools of rhetoric to influence.

"This book is full of good writing, sound judgment, and the exactly appropriate rhetoric for an analysis of the rhetorical presidency. Everyone is aware of references to the presidency as a bully pulpit and to presidents as great (or poor) communicators/5(68). Get this from a library.

The rhetorical presidency. [Jeffrey Tulis; Russell Muirhead] -- "Modern presidents regularly appeal over the heads of Congress to the people at large to generate support for public policies.

[This book] makes the case that this development, born at the outset of. The Rhetorical Presidency makes the case that this development, born at the outset of the twentieth century, is the product of conscious political choices that fundamentally transformed the presidency and the meaning of American governance.

Now with a new foreword by Russell Muirhead and a new afterword by the author, this landmark work probes Author: Jeffrey K. Tulis, Russell Muirhead. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: 1.

Introduction: The rhetorical presidency The old way: Founding and forms --Constitutional Principles --Official rhetoric The old way: Developed and expressed --"Unofficial" presidential rhetoric --The great exception: Andrew Johnson. The Rise of the Rhetorical Presidency One of the most revealing periods of President Carter's tenure in office?and perhaps of the modern presidency itself?

occurred during the summer of Fall ing to a new low in the public's approval ratings and facing criticism from all quar ters for his leadership, the President dra.Book Description: Modern presidents regularly appeal over the heads of Congress to the people at large to generate support for public policies.

The Rhetorical Presidency makes the case that this development, born at the outset of the twentieth century, is the product of conscious political choices that fundamentally transformed the presidency.Before the Rhetorical Presidency. Edited by Martin J.

Medhurst. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, x, pp. Before the Rhetorical Presidency, a volume edited by Martin J. Medhurst, is another contribution to the debate on the rhetorical presidency construct, first introduced in by James Ceaser, Joseph Bessette, and Jeffery Tulis and expanded on in Tulis's book .