American Government : Continuity and Change, 2004 Texas Edition, Election Update

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Longman
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With complete updated coverage of the 2004 elections, this Texas Edition of the election update of the number one book in American government continues to provide the most current and engaging introduction available for the course.Written in the belief that we must first understand how American government and politics have developed in order to fully understand the issues facing our nation today, O'Connor and Sabato offer a historical perspective and bring the story of our system right up to the present with an abundance of current and student-relevant examples.

Table of Contents

Foundations of Government
The Political Landscape
The Constitution
State and Local Government
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Institutions of Government
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
Public Policy
Social Welfare Policy
Economic Policy
Foreign and Military Policy
Texas Politics
The Context for Texas Politics and Government
The Texas Constitution
Local Government and Politics in Texas
The Governor and Bureaucracy
The Texas Judiciary
Political Parties, Interest Groups, Elections and Campaigns in Texas 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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