9780495906780

American Government : Brief Version

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495906780

  • ISBN10:

    0495906786

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Thorough yet concise, the popular AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, BRIEF VERSION, TENTH EDITION emphasizes the historical development of the American political system, who governs, and to what end. It offers insightful coverage of all aspects of U.S. politics, including the Constitution, civil liberties and rights, Federalism, public opinion, the media, political parties, and elections, three branches of federal government, bureaucracy, and policymaking. Completely up to date, the text includes new coverage of the 2010 campaigns and elections; leadership of President Obama and the 111th Congress; the economic downturn and new policies to combat the crisis; healthcare reform; recent changes to the Supreme Court; same-sex marriage; and the war in Afghanistan.

Table of Contents

What Should We Know About American Government?
The Constitution
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Federalism
Public Opinion and the Media
Political Parties and Interest Groups
Campaigns and Elections
Congress
The Presidency
The Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Making Domestic Policy
Making Foreign and Military Policy
How American Government Has Changed
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