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Based on the Full Edition of American Government: Power and Purpose but with a simpler framework, the Brief Edition combines authoritative, concise coverage of the central topics in American politics with smart pedagogical features designed to get students thinking analytically. The Twelfth Edition has been extensively revised by new co-author Stephen Ansolabehere and updated with new pedagogy.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: Making Sense of Government and Politics|
|The Founding and the Constitution|
|Federalism and the Separation of Powers|
|Civil Liberties and Civil Rights|
|Congress: The First Branch|
|The Executive Branch|
|The Federal Courts|
|Public Opinion and the Media|
|Groups and Interests|
|Introduction to Public Policy|
|Foreign Policy and Democracy|
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