A critical analysis of Wildavsky’s theory reveals that is attempts to heuristically simplify the administration of American presidents by looking at two opposing forces that determine the president’s use of power. …
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The papers will critically asses Wildavsky’s theory with regard to the presidencies of President Franklin, D. Roosevelt, President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton to establish whether foreign and domestic policies operate as dichotomies or they operate in reciprocity. The American politics has always been characterized by critical analysis of the policies adopted by presidents and how these policies impact on the values, beliefs and perception of the American people. The way the Americans perceive the policies usually determine the popularity of presidents and whether they will only rule for one term or two terms. A retrospective analysis on the approaches taken by American presidents reveals that there exists a dichotomy in relation to how American presidents shuffle their political cards in their bid to push forwards certain agendas that they deem important for the American nation. The Dichotomy is clearly brought out in Wildavsky’s theory of Two Presidencies.
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Obama (2009-present) best exemplified the dual presidency theory of Wildavsky in their domestic and foreign policies during their administrations. They shared prominent characteristics in common in being elected to the office of presidency: Both democrats were elected in their forties, being two of the youngest presidents in American history, and in the case of Kennedy, he was the first Catholic while Obama was the first African American elected to the presidency.
We will also summarize relevant elements of the Marxist theory and conclude in the light of a comparative analysis whether Marxist theory is relevant to the film. Moore's comments have been paraphrased in the essay.
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The social contract theory is often used in understanding and analyzing the conduct of
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