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FT-54283-06

Joseph Cooper
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD 21218-2625)
From Congressional to Presidential Preeminence: Politics and Power in the Late Nineteenth-Century and Today.

In this project I will seek to trace, explain, and assess the shift from congressional preeminence in the late nineteenth century to presidential preeminence today. In doing so I will combine historical, institutional,and normative approaches. My aim is to provide a nuanced analysis and assessment of the current balance of power between the branches that neither dismisses the significance of the changes that have occurred nor exaggerates their character and importance.

Project fields:
Political Science, General

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Totals:
$5,000 (approved)
$5,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2006 – 8/31/2006