9780321194725

American Government: Continuity and Change

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321194725

  • ISBN10:

    0321194721

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This new edition of the number one book in American government continues to provide the most current and engaging introduction available for the course. Written with the belief that knowledge of the development of American government is integral to fully understand our current political system, "American Government: Continuity and Change" offers a strong historical perspective that highlights the evolution of government and engages students with examples relevant to their lives.

Table of Contents

Foundations of Government
The Political Landscape
The Constitution
Federalism
State and Local Government
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Institutions of Government
Congress
The Presidency
The Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Political Behavior
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
Political Parties
Voting and Elections
The Campaign Process
The News Media
Interest Groups
Appendices
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States of America
The Federalist No. 10
The Federalist No. 51
Presidents, Congresses, and Chief Justices: 1789-1996
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