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    DescriptionIn recent years, a more active and aggressive Congress has often sharply disagreed with the president over the ends and means of American foreign policy. The normal tensions that arise in the U.S. system of separate institutions sharing power have been exacerbated by the contemporary pattern of split-party control of the two branches. The ensuing conflict in areas ranging from Central America to China has stimulated a spirited debate about the constitutional authority and institutional competence of the president and Congress to make foreign policy. In this volume, noted authors, led by Thomas Mann, examine executive-legislative relations in five major policy areas: war powers, intelligence, arms control, diplomacy, and trade. They offer a fresh analysis of the sources and consequences of conflict between the President and Congress as well as constructive suggestions for strengthening each branch's comparative advantages.


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    Title
    A Question of Balance
    Subtitle
    The President, the Congress and Foreign Policy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas E. Mann
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 276
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780815754534
    ISBN 10: 0815754531
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.3
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    BIC subject category V2: JPHC
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    DC21: 353.0089
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    BISAC V2.8: POL040000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL017000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    B&T Approval Code: A42300000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    DC22: 353.0089
    LC classification: JK570.Q44, JK570 .Q44 1990
    Thema V1.0: JPHC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    BROOKINGS INSTITUTION
    Imprint name
    BROOKINGS INSTITUTION
    Publication date
    01 March 1990
    Publication City/Country
    Washington DC
    Back cover copy
    This book explores the sources of the conflict, its consequences for the formulation and conduct of foreign policy, and ways to improve the relations between Congress and the president.