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Table of Contents

Preface xix
PART I FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT
The Political Landscape
2(32)
The Roots of American Government: Where Did the Ideas Come From?
5(7)
From Aristotle to the Enlightenment
5(1)
A Growing Idea: Popular Consent
5(2)
Roots of Government: The Philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke
7(1)
Devising a National Government
8(1)
The Theory of Democratic Government
8(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Is Government a Positive Force or a Negative Necessity?
9(1)
Politics Now: The Internet and our Changing Society
10(1)
Why a Capitalist System?
10(1)
Other Economic Systems
11(1)
Characteristics of American Democracy
12(3)
Popular Consent
12(1)
Popular Sovereignty
12(1)
Majority Rule
12(2)
Highlight: Who Makes Decisions in America?
14(1)
Individualism
15(1)
Equality
15(1)
Personal Liberty
15(1)
The Changing Political Culture and Characteristics of the American People
15(9)
Changing Size and Population
15(1)
Changing Demographics of the U.S. Population
15(4)
Analyzing the Data: Changing Age Composition of the United States
19(1)
Implications of These Changes
20(2)
The Ideology of the American Public
22(1)
Problems with Political Labels
23(1)
Political Culture and Views of Government
24(7)
High Expectations
25(1)
A Missing Appreciation of the Good
26(1)
Mistrust of Politicians
27(1)
Voter Apathy
28(1)
Global Politics: The United States in Comparative Context
29(1)
Redefining Our Expectations
30(1)
Continuity & Change The Face of America
31(1)
Summary
31(1)
Key Terms
32(1)
Selected Readings
32(1)
Notes
32(2)
The Constitution
34(36)
The Origins of a New Nation
36(4)
Trade and Taxation
37(1)
First Steps Toward Independence
37(1)
Roots of Government: Samuel Adams
38(1)
The First Continental Congress
39(1)
The Second Continental Congress
40(1)
The Declaration of Independence
40(2)
A Theoretical Basis for a New Government
41(1)
The First Attempt at Government: The Articles of Confederation
42(2)
Problems Under the Articles of Confederation
43(1)
The Miracle at Philadelphia: Writing a Constitution
44(5)
The Framers
45(1)
Analyzing the Data: Who were the Framers?
46(1)
The Virginia and New Jersey Plans
47(1)
Constitutional Compromises
47(1)
Unfinished Business
48(1)
Politics Now: The 2000 Election and Calls to Amend the Constitution
49(1)
The U.S. Constitution
49(5)
The Basic Principles of the Constitution
50(2)
The Articles of the Constitution
52(2)
The Drive for Ratification
54(4)
Federalists versus Anti-Federalists
55(3)
Formal Methods of Amending the Constitution
58(4)
The Amendment Process
58(1)
Highlight: A Student's Revenge: The Twenty-Seventh (Madison) Amendment
59(1)
Global Politics: Comparing Constitutions
60(2)
Informal Methods of Amending the Constitution
62(3)
Judicial Interpretation
62(1)
Social, Cultural, and Legal Change
63(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Is There a Constitutional Right to Privacy?
64(1)
Continuity & Change Counting Americans
65(1)
Summary
66(1)
Key Terms
67(1)
Selected Readings
67(1)
Notes
68(2)
Federalism
70(32)
The Roots of the Federal System
73(2)
The Powers of Government in the Federal System
75(2)
Denied Powers
76(1)
Guarantees to the States
76(1)
Relations Among the States
77(1)
The Evolution and Development of Federalism
77(14)
Early Pronouncements on Federalism
78(2)
Dual Federalism
80(1)
The Civil War and Beyond
80(1)
Roots of Government: Dred Scott
81(1)
Cooperative Federalism
81(4)
Highlight: Do You Have ID? Setting a National Alcohol Policy
85(1)
Creative Federalism
86(1)
New Federalism and the Reagan Revolution
86(3)
The Devolution Revolution
89(2)
Federalism and the Supreme Court
91(7)
Global Politics: Federalism in Comparative Perspective
92(1)
The Devolution Revolution and the Court
93(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Who Should Control Education?
94(2)
Analyzing the Data: State-by-State Report Card on Access to Abortion
96(1)
Politics Now: Legislating Against Violence Against Women: A Casualty of the Devolution Revolution?
97(1)
Continuity & Change Marriage in the Federal System
98(1)
Summary
99(1)
Key Terms
100(1)
Selected Readings
100(1)
Notes
100(2)
State and Local Government
102(34)
The Evolution of State and Local Governments
104(2)
Roots of Government: Baker v. Carr (1962)
105(1)
Grassroots Power and Politics
106(1)
State Governments
107(15)
State Constitutions
107(2)
Highlight: The Hawaiian Constitution: A Special Case
109(1)
Governors
110(3)
State Legislatures
113(2)
State Courts
115(3)
Elections
118(1)
Analyzing the Data: Patterns of Party Competition in State Legislatures
119(1)
Direct Democracy
120(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Should Voters Be Able to Enact Laws?
121(1)
Local Governments
122(6)
Charters
122(1)
Types of Local Governments
123(1)
Politics Now: School Reforms
124(1)
Executives and Legislatures
125(3)
Relations With Indian Nations
128(1)
Finances
129(3)
Global Politics: Local and Provincial Politics in Comparative Perspective
131(1)
Continuity & Change Increased Role of State, Local, and Tribal Governments
132(1)
Summary
133(1)
Key Terms
133(1)
Selected Readings
134(1)
Notes
134(2)
Civil Liberties
136(40)
The First Constitutional Amendments: The Bill of Rights
138(4)
The Incorporation Doctrine: The Bill of Rights Made Applicable to the States
139(2)
Selective Incorporation and Fundamental Freedoms
141(1)
First Amendment Guarantees: Freedom of Religion
142(5)
The Establishment Clause
143(1)
The Free Exercise Clause
144(1)
Roots of Government: The American Civil Liberties Union
145(1)
Global Politics: Religious Freedom
146(1)
First Amendment Guarantees: Freedom of Speech and Press
147(8)
Attempts to Limit Speech
148(4)
Highlight: Political Speech and Mandatory Student Fees
152(1)
What Types of Speech Are Protected?
153(2)
The Second Amendment: The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
155(2)
Point/Counterpoint: Zero Tolerance v. Due Process: Is ``Zero Tolerance'' Tolerable?
156(1)
The Rights of Criminal Defendants
157(8)
The Fourth Amendment and Searches and Seizures
157(2)
The Fifth Amendment and Self-Incrimination
159(1)
The Fourth and Fifth Amendments and the Exclusionary Rule
160(1)
The Sixth Amendment and the Right to Counsel
161(1)
The Sixth Amendment and Jury Trials
161(2)
The Eighth Amendment and Cruel and Unusual Punishment
163(1)
Analyzing the Data: Capital Punishment in the United States
164(1)
The Right to Privacy
165(7)
Birth Control
165(1)
Politics Now: DNA and the Death Penalty
166(1)
Abortion
167(2)
Homosexuality
169(1)
The Right to Die
170(2)
Continuity & Change Conceptions of Civil Liberties
172(1)
Summary
172(1)
Key Terms
172(1)
Selected Readings
172(2)
Notes
174(2)
Civil Rights
176(38)
Slavery, Abolition, and Winning the Right to Vote, 1800--1890
179(5)
Slavery and Congress
179(1)
The Abolitionist Movement: The First Civil Rights Movement
179(1)
Roots of Government: Frederick Douglass
180(1)
The Civil War and Its Aftermath: Civil Rights Laws and Constitutional Amendments
181(1)
Civil Rights and the Supreme Court
182(2)
The Push for Equality, 1890--1954
184(6)
The Founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
185(1)
Key Women's Groups
186(1)
Litigating for Equality
187(3)
The Civil Rights Movement
190(12)
School Desegregation After Brown
190(1)
A New Move for African American Rights
191(1)
Formation of New Groups
191(2)
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
193(1)
The Impact of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
194(3)
The Equal Protection Clause and Constitutional Standards of Review
197(3)
Analyzing the Data: EEOC Sexual Harassment Filings
200(2)
Politics Now: Equal Pay for Women Workers
202(1)
Other Groups Mobilize for Rights
202(7)
Native American
202(2)
Highlight: The Census and Civil Rights
204(1)
Hispanic Americans
204(1)
Global Politics: Immigration and Civil Rights
205(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Is a Crime Just a Crime, or Do Motives and Intentions Matter?
206(1)
Gays and Lesbians
207(1)
Disabled Americans
208(1)
Continuity & Change Race in America: Affirmative Action
209(2)
Summary
211(1)
Key Terms
211(1)
Selected Readings
212(1)
Notes
212(2)
PART II INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT
Congress
214(48)
The Roots of the Legislative Branch
216(1)
The Constitution and the Legislative Branch of Government
217(3)
Apportionment and Redistricting
218(1)
Constitutional Powers of Congress
218(2)
The Members of Congress
220(10)
Running for Office and Staying in Office
222(1)
Term Limits
222(2)
What Does Congress Look Like?
224(1)
The Representational Role of Members of Congress
224(2)
Global Politics: Representation in the Indonesian Legislature
226(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Is Pork Barreling Wasteful Spending of Legitimate Expenditure?
227(1)
Politics Now: Seventy-Five and Counting: Women in the U.S. Congress
228(2)
How Congress Is Organized
230(10)
The House of Representatives
230(3)
The Senate
233(1)
Roots of Government: Life on the Floor and in the Halls of Congress
234(1)
The Role of Political Parties in Organizing Congress
235(2)
The Committee System
237(3)
The Lawmaking Function of Congress
240(8)
Highlight: What's in a Name?
241(1)
How a Bill Becomes a Law: The Textbook Version
241(1)
Analyzing the Data: Gun Control Legislation Following Publicized Shootings Since 1968
242(3)
How a Bill Really Becomes a Law: The China Trade Act of 2000
245(3)
How Members Make Decisions
248(4)
Constituents
248(1)
Colleagues
249(1)
Party
249(1)
Caucuses
250(1)
Interest Groups
251(1)
Political Action Committees
251(1)
Staff and Support Agencies
251(1)
Congress and the President
252(5)
The Shifting Balance of Power
252(1)
Congressional Oversight of the Executive Branch
253(4)
Continuity & Change Representatives---In or Out of Touch?
257(1)
Summary
258(1)
Key Terms
259(1)
Selected Readings
259(1)
Notes
259(3)
The Presidency
262(40)
The Roots of the Office of President of the United States
265(6)
The Constitutional Convention
265(4)
The Vice President
269(2)
The Constitutional Powers of the President
271(6)
The Appointment Power
271(1)
The Power to Convene Congress
272(1)
The Power to Make Treaties
272(1)
Veto Power
273(2)
The Power to Preside over the Military as Commander-in-Chief
275(1)
The Pardoning Power
276(1)
The Development of Presidential Power
277(4)
The First Three Presidents
278(1)
Congressional Triumph: 1804-1933
278(1)
Roots of Government: George Washington's Impact on the Presidency
279(1)
The Growth of the Modern Presidency
280(1)
The Presidential Establishment
281(4)
The Cabinet
282(1)
Highlight: First Ladies
283(1)
The Executive Office of the President (EOP)
284(1)
White House Staff
284(1)
The Role of the President in the Legislative Process: The President as Policy Maker
285(6)
Point/Counterpoint: Does the President Need a Mandate to Govern?
286(1)
Presidential Involvement in the Budgetary Process
287(2)
Ruling Through Regulation
289(1)
Winning Support for Programs
289(2)
The President and Public Opinion
291(7)
Politics Now: What a Difference a President Makes
293(1)
Going Public
293(1)
Presidential Approval Ratings
294(1)
Analyzing the Data: Presidential Approval Ratings Since 1938
295(2)
Global Politics: The Presidency in Comparative Perspective
297(1)
Continuity & Change A Woman President?
298(1)
Summary
299(1)
Key Terms
299(1)
Selected Readings
299(1)
Notes
300(2)
The Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy
302(32)
The Roots and Development of the Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy
304(7)
The Civil War
305(1)
Analyzing the Data: Number of Federal Employees in the Executive Branch, 1900-2000
306(1)
From Spoils to Merit
307(1)
National Efforts to Regulate the Economy
308(1)
Roots of Government: Mary Anderson: The First Head of the Federal Women's Bureau
309(1)
What Should Government Do?
309(2)
The Modern Bureaucracy
311(8)
Who Are Bureaucrats?
311(3)
Formal Organization
314(4)
Politics and Government Workers
318(1)
Policy Making
319(3)
Iron Triangles and Issue Networks
319(2)
Administrative Discretion
321(1)
Making Agencies Accountable
322(8)
Highlight: Enforcing Gender Equity in College Athletics
323(1)
Executive Control
324(1)
Politics Now: Can I Help You? It Depends on Whether Congress Allocates Enough Money
325(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Should the CIA Be Abolished?
326(1)
Congressional Control
327(2)
Global Politics: Bureaucracies in Selected Countries
329(1)
Judicial Control
330(1)
Continuity & Change Technology and the Bureaucracy
330(1)
Summary
331(1)
Key Terms
332(1)
Selected Readings
332(1)
Notes
332(2)
The Judiciary
334(48)
The Constitution and the Creation of the National Judiciary
337(2)
Highlight: Marbury v. Madison and Judicial Review
339(1)
The Judiciary Act of 1789 and the Creation of the Federal Judicial System
339(4)
The Marshall Court (1801-1835)
341(1)
Roots of Government: John Marshall
342(1)
Asserting Judicial Review: Marbury v. Madison
342(1)
The American Legal System
343(2)
Jurisdiction
343(1)
Criminal and Civil Law
343(2)
The Federal Court System
345(4)
District Courts
345(2)
The Courts of Appeals
347(1)
The Supreme Court
348(1)
How Federal Court Judges Are Selected
349(10)
Who Are Federal Judges?
352(1)
Appointments to the U.S. Supreme Court
352(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Should Judges Be Elected or Appointed?
353(1)
Nomination Criteria
354(2)
Analyzing the Data: Race and Gender of District Court Appointees, Carter to Clinton
356(1)
The Supreme Court Confirmation Process
357(2)
The Supreme Court Today
359(9)
Deciding to Hear a Case
360(1)
The Supreme Court's Jurisdiction
360(3)
How Does a Case Survive the Process?
363(1)
Starting the Case
364(4)
How the Justices Vote
368(5)
Politics Now: Lobbying for Jurists
369(1)
Legal Factors
369(1)
Extra-Legal Factors
370(3)
Judicial Policy Making and Implementation
373(4)
Policy Making
374(1)
Implementing Court Decisions
374(2)
Global Politics: The Powers of the Courts
376(1)
Continuity & Change Participation in the Judicial Process
377(1)
Summary
378(1)
Key Terms
379(1)
Selected Readings
379(1)
Notes
379(3)
PART III POLITICAL BEHAVIOR
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
382(34)
What Is Public Opinion?
384(2)
Highlight: Is There Too Much Polling?
385(1)
Roots of Government: George Gallup: The Founder of Modern Polling
386(1)
Early Efforts to Influence and Measure Public Opinion
386(4)
Early Efforts to Measure Public Opinion
387(2)
The American Voter, Public Opinion, and Political Socialization
389(1)
Political Socialization and Other Factors That Influence Opinion Formation
390(10)
The Family
390(1)
The Mass Media
390(1)
Analyzing the Data: Ideological Self-Identification of First-Year College Students, 2000
391(1)
School and Peers
392(1)
The Impact of Events
393(1)
Social Groups
393(7)
Political Ideology and Public Opinion About Government
400(1)
How We Form Political Opinions
400(2)
Personal Benefits
400(1)
Political Knowledge
401(1)
Cues from Leaders
402(1)
How We Measure Public Opinion
402(8)
Traditional Public Opinion Polls
403(3)
Political Polls
406(1)
Politics Now: Exit Polling and the 2000 Election
407(1)
Shortcomings of Polling
408(1)
Point/Counterpoint Should Politics Be Driven by Polls?
409(1)
How Polling and Public Opinion Affect Politicians, Politics, and Policy
410(2)
Global Politics: Public Opinion on Government Responsibilities
411(1)
Continuity & Change Election Forecasting
412(1)
Summary
412(1)
Key Terms
413(1)
Selected Readings
413(1)
Notes
414(2)
Political Parties
416(50)
What Is a Political Party?
418(1)
The Evolution of American Party Democracy
419(7)
The Early Parties Fade
421(1)
Democrats and Republicans: The Golden Age
422(1)
The Modern Era Versus the Golden Age
422(1)
Roots of Government: Plunkitt of Tammany Hall
423(1)
Is the Party Over?
424(1)
The Parties Endure
425(1)
The Roles of the American Parties
426(4)
Mobilizing Support and Gathering Power
426(1)
A Force for Stability
426(1)
Unity, Linkage, and Accountability
427(1)
The Electioneering Function
428(1)
Party as a Voting and Issue Cue
428(1)
Policy Formulation and Promotion
428(2)
One-Partyism and Third-Partyism
430(5)
Minor Parties: Third-Partyism
430(2)
Why Third Parties Tend to Remain Minor
432(2)
Point/Counterpoint: Should Americans Have More Choices on the Ballot?
434(1)
The Basic Structure of American Political Parties
435(5)
National Committees
436(1)
Leadership
436(1)
National Conventions
437(1)
States and Localities
437(1)
Informal Groups
438(2)
The Party in Government
440(7)
The Congressional Party
440(2)
The Presidential Party
442(3)
The Parties and the Judiciary
445(1)
The Parties and State Governments
445(2)
The Modern Transformation of Party Organization
447(5)
Republican Strengths
447(3)
Democratic Party Gains
450(1)
Analyzing the Data: Political Party Finances, 1976-2000: Total Party Contributions to and Expenditures for Candidates
451(1)
The Party in the Electorate
452(8)
Party Identification
452(2)
Politics Now: The Move Toward the Center
454(1)
Declining Loyalty
454(1)
Highlight: Are You a Democrat, Republican, or Independent?
455(2)
Global Politics: Political Parties in Selected Democracies
457(3)
Partisan Alignments
460(1)
Continuity & Change The Rise and Fall of the Reform Party
461(1)
Summary
461(1)
Key Terms
461(1)
Selected Readings
461(2)
Notes
463(3)
Voting and Elections
466(46)
The Purposes Served by Elections
466(5)
Different Kinds of Elections
471(2)
Primary Elections
471(1)
General Elections
472(1)
Initiative, Referendum, and Recall
472(1)
Presidential Elections
473(2)
Primaries Versus Caucuses
474(1)
The Party Conventions
475(13)
Roots of Government: The Party Conventions of 1920
477(3)
The Electoral College: How Presidents Are Elected
480(1)
The Election of 1800
481(1)
Highlight: Selected Contrasts in the 2000 Party Platforms
482(3)
Patterns of Presidential Elections
485(3)
Congressional Elections
488(8)
The Incumbency Advantage
488(1)
Redistricting, Scandals, and Coattails
488(2)
Politics Now: Senate Race Steals Spotlight
490(1)
Off-Year Elections
491(2)
The 2002 Congressional Elections
493(2)
Analyzing the Data: Voter Turnout in American Presidential and Midterm Congressional Elections
495(1)
Voting Behavior
496(10)
Participation
496(1)
Income
496(1)
Age
497(1)
Gender
497(1)
Race
498(1)
Interest in Politics
499(1)
Why Is Voter Turnout So Low?
499(3)
Global Politics: Voter Turnout and the Success of Indonesia
502(1)
How Can the United States Improve Voter Turnout?
503(1)
Does Low Voter Turnout Matter?
504(1)
Ticket-Splitting
505(1)
Reforming the Electoral Process
506(2)
Point/Counterpoint: Should Voters Be Allowed to Cast Their Ballots on the Internet?
507(1)
Continuity & Change Election Technology---Past, Present, Future
508(1)
Summary
509(1)
Key Terms
509(1)
Selected Readings
510(1)
Notes
510(2)
The Campaign Process
512(42)
The Structure of a Campaign
514(7)
The Nomination Campaign
515(1)
The General Election Campaign
516(1)
The Personal Campaign
516(1)
The Organizational Campaign
517(1)
The Media Campaign
518(1)
Politics Now: High-Tech Campaigning: The Changing Nature of Running for Office
519(1)
Roots of Government: The Television Advertising Campaign of 1952
520(1)
The Candidate or the Campaign: Which Do We Vote For?
521(2)
Highlight: Famous Sound Bytes from Presidential Campaigns
523(1)
Modern Campaign Challenges
523(10)
The News Media
523(3)
Campaign Financing
526(4)
The Internet and Campaign Finance
530(1)
Are PACs a Good or Bad Part of the Process?
531(2)
A Summary of Contributions and Expenses
533(1)
Analyzing the Data: Campaign for the Senate, 2000: A ``Typical'' Candidate's Budget of $7 Million
534(1)
Bringing It Together: The 2000 Presidential Campaign and Election
534(12)
The Party Nomination Battle
535(1)
The Third Force
536(1)
The Party Conventions
536(3)
The Presidential Debates
539(2)
The Fall Campaign and General Election
541(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Should the Presidential Nomination and Campaign Process Be Shortened?
542(1)
Election Results
543(3)
Campaign Finance Laws
546(4)
Global Politics: The Americanization of Parliamentary Campaigns
548(2)
Continuity & Change Campaign Ethics in American Politics
550(1)
Summary
551(1)
Key Terms
552(1)
Selected Readings
552(1)
Notes
552(2)
The News Media
554(32)
The American Press of Yesteryear
556(3)
The Contemporary Media Scene
559(5)
Analyzing the Data: Circulation of Daily Newspapers, 1850-1998
560(2)
Politics Now: The Press and the Bush DUI
562(1)
Highlight: The Punditocracy
563(1)
How the Media Cover Politicians and Government
564(9)
Covering the Presidency
564(2)
Covering Congress
566(1)
Covering the Courts
567(1)
Watergate and the Era of Investigative Journalism
568(1)
The Post-Watergate Era
568(2)
Roots of Government: The Presidency in the Television Age
570(3)
The Media's Influence on the Public
573(1)
How Politicians Use the Media
574(2)
Government Regulation of the Electronic Media
576(5)
Point/Counterpoint: Should Television Networks Provide Free Campaign Advertising?
577(1)
Content Regulation
578(1)
Global Politics: Media Freedom
579(1)
Censorship
580(1)
Continuity & Change How TV Transformed Our Politics
581(1)
Summary
582(1)
Key Terms
583(1)
Selected Readings
583(1)
Notes
584(2)
Interest Groups
586(32)
What Are Interest Groups?
589(3)
Multi-Issue Versus Single-Issue Groups
590(1)
Kinds of Organized Interests
590(2)
The Roots and Development of American Interest Groups
592(8)
National Groups Emerge (1830--1889)
592(1)
The Progressive Era (1890--1920)
593(1)
The Rise of the Interest Group State
594(3)
Analyzing the Data: How the NRA Membership Has Risen
597(2)
Politics Now: Rock the Vote
599(1)
What Do Interest Groups Do?
600(12)
Global Politics: Labor Unions in Comparative Perspective
601(1)
Lobbying
602(1)
Roots of Government: Pressure Politics of the Past
603(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Do Interest Groups Help or Hurt Democracy?
604(6)
Election Activities
610(2)
What Makes an Interest Group Successful?
612(3)
Highlight: Perfect Patron?
613(2)
Continuity & Change A Nation of Joiners?
615(1)
Summary
615(1)
Key Terms
616(1)
Selected Readings
616(1)
Notes
616(2)
PART IV PUBLIC POLICY
Social Welfare Policy
618(42)
The Roots of Social Welfare Policy
621(5)
Income Security
621(2)
Health Care
623(1)
Public Education
624(2)
The Policy-Making Process
626(10)
Problem Recognition and Definition
627(2)
Roots of Government: Child Abuse as a Public Policy Problem
629(1)
Agenda Setting
629(2)
Policy Formulation
631(1)
Global Politics: Comparing Health Policies
632(1)
Policy Adoption
632(1)
Budgeting
633(1)
Policy Implementation
634(1)
Policy Evaluation
634(2)
Social Welfare Policies Today
636(20)
Income Security: Non-Means-Based and Means-Tested Programs
637(4)
Analyzing the Data: Low U.S. Unemployment Rates, 2000
641(2)
Point/Counterpoint: Was Welfare Reform a Good Idea?
643(1)
Highlight: Child Poverty in the United States
644(2)
Health Care
646(4)
Public Education
650(4)
Politics Now: Alternate Visions for Improving Education
654(2)
Continuity & Change: The Politics of Education in Presidential Campaigns
656(1)
Summary
657(1)
Key Terms
657(1)
Selected Readings
658(1)
Notes
658(2)
Economic Policy
660(42)
The Roots of Government: Intervention in the Economy
662(14)
The Nineteenth Century
662(2)
The Progressive Era (1901--1917)
664(1)
Highlight: The Microsoft Antitrust Case
665(1)
The Great Depression and the New Deal
666(2)
Roots of Government: The Financial Panics of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Centuries
668(2)
The Post--World War II Era
670(2)
The Social Regulation Era
672(1)
Deregulation
673(2)
Analyzing the Data: Long-Term Economic Growth in the United States
675(1)
Stabilizing the Economy
676(16)
Monetary Policy: Regulating Money Supply
677(2)
Global Politics: The Power of Money
679(1)
Fiscal Policy: Taxing and Spending
680(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Who Should Benefit Most from Tax Cuts?
681(1)
The Global Economy
682(1)
Politics Now: A Volatile Stock Market
683(1)
The Budgetary Process
684(5)
The Deficit and the Debt
689(3)
The Economics of Regulating Environmental Activity
692(7)
Environmental Policy Making
693(1)
The Environmental Protection Agency
694(4)
Congressional Action in Environmental Protection
698(1)
Continuity & Change Exorcising the Deficit and Dealing with Surplus
699(1)
Summary
700(1)
Key Terms
700(1)
Selected Readings
700(1)
Notes
700(2)
Foreign and Military Policy
702(68)
The Roots of U.S. Foreign and Military Policy
704(7)
The Pre-Constitutional Era
705(1)
The Constitution
705(1)
The Early History of U.S. Foreign and Military Policy
706(1)
The Monroe Doctrine
707(1)
The United States as an Emerging Power
707(1)
The Early Twentieth Century
708(1)
Roots of Government: Foreign and Military Policy Communications: The Telegraph
709(1)
World War I
710(1)
The Inter-War Years
710(1)
The United States as a World Power
711(10)
World War II and Its Aftermath: 1941--1947
712(1)
The Cold War and Containment: 1947--1960
713(2)
Containment, Cuba, and Vietnam: 1961--1969
715(2)
Detente, Human Rights, and Renewed Containment: 1969--1981
717(1)
Containment Revisited and Renewed: 1981--1989
718(1)
Searching for a New International Order: 1989--2002
719(2)
A New Order Found? 2001--Today
721(1)
The Executive Branch and Foreign Policy Making
721(3)
The President
722(1)
The State and Defense Departments
722(2)
The Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Council
724(1)
The Office of Homeland Security
724(1)
Other Factors in Foreign Policy
724(11)
Congress
724(1)
Politics Now: The U.S. and the International Criminal Court
725(3)
Global Politics: Military Expenditures and Foreign Aid
728(1)
The Military-Industrial Complex
729(1)
The News Media
729(1)
Analyzing the Data: U.S. Defense Spending
730(3)
The Public
733(2)
Highlight: September 11 and American Campuses
735(1)
Other Twenty-First Century Challenges
735(4)
Identifying Policies to Pursue in the National Interest
735(1)
Balancing Foreign and Domestic Affairs
736(1)
Meeting Threats from Weapons of Mass Destruction and Information Warfare
736(1)
Addressing Drug and Environmental Problems
737(1)
Deciding When to Intervene Overseas
738(1)
Choosing Between Unilateralism and Multilateralism
738(1)
Point/Counterpoint: Should the U.S. Support the World Trade Organization?
739(1)
Building Grand Strategy
739(2)
Point/Counterpoint Pre-Emptive Defense
741(1)
Summary
741(1)
Key Terms
742(1)
Notes
743(2)
APPENDICES
I The Declaration of Independence
745(4)
II The Constitution of the United States of America
749(10)
III Federalist No.10
759(4)
IV Federalist No. 51
763(4)
V Presidents, Congresses, and Chief Justices: 1789--2001
767(3)
Major Supreme Court Cases 770(1)
Glossary 771(10)
Index 781


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