The unitary executive and the presidential signing statement [electronic resource] /

by Kelley, Christopher S.; Theses and, OhioLINK Electronic

Abstract (Summary)
THE UNITARY EXECUTIVE AND THE PRESIDENTIAL SIGNING STATEMENT. Christopher S. Kelley The presidential bill signing statement has generated very little attention by political scientists interested in presidential power and the relationship between the Congress and the president. Despite its lack of interest by presidential scholars, it is a commonly used device by presidents dating all the way back to the Monroe administration. This dissertation offers the first systematic examination of what the signing statement is, how it is used, and why it has become important to the executive branch in the last thirty years. The Unitary Executive and the Presidential Signing Statement A Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of Miami University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Department of Political Science by Christopher S. Kelley Miami University Oxford, Ohio 2003 Dissertation Director: Ryan J. Barilleaux c. Christopher S. Kelley 2003.
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School:Miami University

School Location:USA - Ohio

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:separation of powers executive power


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