Table of contents for Managing the President's program : presidential leadership and legislative policy formulation / Andrew Rudalevige.

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Counter List of Tables and Figures ix
Preface xi
CHAPTER ONE: Managing the President's Program: Necessary and Contingent Truths 1
CHAPTER TWO: Bargaining, Transaction Costs, and Contingent Centralization 18
CHAPTER THREE: The President's Program: History and Conventional Wisdom 41
CHAPTER FOUR: The President's Program: An Empirical Overview 63
CHAPTER FIVE: Putting Centralization to the Test 86
CHAPTER SIX: Congress Is a Whiskey Drinker: Centralization and Legislative Success 113
CHAPTER SEVEN: The Odds Are with the House: The Limits of Centralization 134
CHAPTER EIGHT: Hard Choices 152
Appendix: Additional Data and Alternate Specifications 165
Notes 187
References 245
Index 265

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Presidents United States, Political leadership United States, Political planning United States, United States, Congress