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Term Limits

Author : V. Flynn
ISBN : 9781476780207
Genre : Fiction
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Presidential Term Limits In American History

Author : Michael J. Korzi
ISBN : 9781603449915
Genre : Political Science
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An innovative historical study of the longstanding debate over executive term limits in American politics . . . By successfully seeking a third term in 1940, Franklin D. Roosevelt shattered a tradition that was as old as the American republic. The longstanding yet controversial two-term tradition reflected serious tensions in American political values. In Presidential Term Limits in American History, Michael J. Korzi recounts the history of the two-term tradition as well as the “perfect storm” that enabled Roosevelt to break with that tradition. He also shows that Roosevelt and his close supporters made critical errors of judgment in 1943-44, particularly in seeking a fourth term against long odds that the ill president would survive it. Korzi’s analysis offers a strong challenge to Roosevelt biographers who have generally whitewashed this aspect of his presidency and decision making. The case of Roosevelt points to both the drawbacks and the benefits of presidential term limits. Furthermore, Korzi’s extended consideration of the seldom-studied Twenty-second Amendment and its passage reveals not only vindictive and political motivations (it was unanimously supported by Republicans), but also a sincere distrust of executive power that dates back to America’s colonial and constitutional periods.

Implementing Term Limits

Author : Marjorie Ellen Sarbaugh-Thompson
ISBN : 9780472053421
Genre : Political Science
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Intriguing case study of Michigan that demonstrates the implementation of term limits can impede democracy

Term Limits And Legislative Representation

Author : John M. Carey
ISBN : 0521646014
Genre : Political Science
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This 1996 book tests the central arguments made by both supporters and opponents of legislative term limits.

Term Limits And The Dismantling Of State Legislative Professionalism

Author : Thad Kousser
ISBN : 9780521839853
Genre : Political Science
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The wisdom of term limits and professional politics has been debated since the time of Aristotle, spurring 'reforms' of legislatures in Athens, Rome, Venice, and in the US under the Articles of Confederation. This book examines recent trends in American states in order to investigate the age-old question of how the rules that govern a legislature affect the behavior of its members and the policies that it produces. The clear and consistent finding is that the two reforms have countervailing effects: whatever professionalization has brought more of, term limits have reduced. This lesson comes from quantitative analyses of data from all fifty states and detailed examinations of legislative records from six states, informed by interviews with over one hundred legislators, staff assistants, lobbyists, journalists, and executive officials.

The Politics And Law Of Term Limits

Author : Edward H. Crane
ISBN : 1882577132
Genre : Political Science
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The pros and cons of the hottest political issue of the 90s.

Cleaning House

Author : James K. Coyne
ISBN : 0895265168
Genre : Political Science
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Examines the current debate of imposing term limitations on politicians to eliminate congressional careerism and tighten-up general political proceedings.

Term Limits And Their Consequences

Author : Stanley M. Caress
ISBN : 9781438443065
Genre : History
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Legislative term limits remain a controversial feature of the American political landscape. Term Limits and Their Consequences provides a clear, comprehensive, and nonpartisan look at all aspects of this contentious subject. Stanley M. Caress and Todd T. Kunioka trace the emergence of the grassroots movement that supported term limits and explain why the idea of term limits became popular with voters. At the same time, they put term limits into a broader historical context, illustrating how they are one of many examples of the public’s desire to reform government. Utilizing an impressive blend of quantitative data and interviews, Caress and Kunioka thoughtfully discuss the impact of term limits, focusing in particular on the nation’s largest state, California. They scrutinize voting data to determine if term limits have altered election outcomes or the electoral chances of women and minority candidates, and reveal how restricting a legislator’s time in office has changed political careers and ambitions. Designed to transform American politics, term limits did indeed bring change, but in ways ranging far beyond those anticipated by both their advocates and detractors.

Term Limits

Author : Gideon Doron
ISBN : 0739102133
Genre : Political Science
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The emergence and impact of the modern term limits movement is a unique story of political development and transformation. Despite its significant impact on politics and policy making, the 1990s implementation of term limits at the state level has received limited scholarly attention. This book, divided in two parts, presents an overview and detailed analysis of the origins and effects of the movement. The first part analyzes the political concept of term limits and its theoretical foundations. The second part focuses on the modern process of implementation at the state level. Term Limits will be of significant interest to leglislators, government officials, lobbyists, members of the judicial branch of state government and anyone who seeks an explication of this movement within its full political, economic, judicial, and historical context.

Why Term Limits

Author : John C. Armor
ISBN : 0815483708
Genre : Representative government and representation
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