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By Order of the President: The Use and Abuse of Executive Direct Action Paperback – June 27, 2002

ISBN-13: 978-0700611805 ISBN-10: 0700611800

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"A fascinating book filled with incisive analysis that leads the reader through the thicket of executive orders, proclamations, directives, and signing statements that presidents have at their disposal." JAMES PFIFFNER, AUTHOR OF THE STRATEGIC PRESIDENCY "A judicious but alarming book that sheds light on the truly staggering amount of governmental action that springs from presidential orders of various kinds.... Should enjoy a wide readership." DONALD ROBINSON, AUTHOR OF "TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY": THE PRESIDENCY AND THE CONSTITUTION "Contains a wealth of research and insight and does an excellent job of putting these presidential actions in their political context." LOUIS FISHER, AUTHOR OF PRESIDENTIAL WAR POWER

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"A fascinating book filled with incisive analysis that leads the reader through the thicket of executive orders, proclamations, directives, and signing statements that presidents have at their disposal."--James Pfiffner, author of The Strategic Presidency

"A judicious but alarming book that sheds light on the truly staggering amount of governmental action that springs from presidential orders of various kinds. . . . Should enjoy a wide readership."--Donald Robinson, author of "To the Best of My Ability": The Presidency and the Constitution

"Contains a wealth of research and insight and does an excellent job of putting these presidential actions in their political context."--Louis Fisher, author of Presidential War Power

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