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American Government: Continuity and Change, 2006 Edition (Hardcover)

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ISBN13:

9780321317117

ISBN10:
0321317114
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Longman

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 Changeoffers a strong historical perspective that highlights the evolution of government and engages students with examples relevant to their lives.

Table of Contents

Preface xxiii
Analyzing Visuals: A Brief Guide xxxvi
PART 1 FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT
The Political Landscape
3(30)
The Origins of American Government: What It Is and Why We Need It and Why We Need It
5(4)
Functions of Government
5(1)
Roots of Government The Philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke: The Proper Scope of Government
6(2)
Types of Government
8(1)
Roots of American Government: Where Did the Ideas Come From?
9(3)
The Reformation and the Enlightenment: Questioning the Divine Right of Kings
9(1)
Hobbes, Locke, and a Social Contract Theory of Government
9(1)
Global Perspective American Uniqueness in the World: Are We Number One?
10(1)
Devising a National Government in the American Colonies
11(1)
American Political Culture and the Characteristics of American Democracy
12(2)
Personal Liberty
12(1)
Equality
13(1)
Popular Consent and Majority Rule
13(1)
Popular Sovereignty
13(1)
Civil Society
13(1)
Individualism
14(1)
Changing Characteristics of the American People
14(8)
Changing Size and Population
14(1)
Changing Demographics of the U.S. Population
15(3)
Analyzing Visuals Changing Age Composition of the United States
18(2)
Implications of These Changes
20(1)
Join the Debate The Huntington Theory of Hispanization
20(2)
Ideology of the American Public
22(3)
Conservatives
22(1)
Analyzing Visuals Popular Vote by County---An Ideological Divide?
23(1)
Liberals
23(1)
Libertarians
24(1)
Problems with Political Labels
24(1)
Current Attitudes Toward American Government
25(8)
High Expectations
26(1)
A Missing Appreciation of the Good
26(1)
Politics Now Deepening Disapproval of U.S. Involvement in Iraq
27(1)
Mistrust of Politicians
28(1)
Voter Apathy
28(1)
Redefining Our Expectations
29(4)
The Constitution
33(62)
The Origins of a New Nation
34(7)
Trade and Taxation
35(1)
First Steps Toward Independence
36(2)
The First Continental Congress
38(1)
The Second Continental Congress
39(1)
The Declaration of Independence
40(1)
The First Attempt at Government: The Articles of Confederation
41(2)
Problems Under the Articles of Confederation
42(1)
Shays's Rebellion
43(1)
The Miracle at Philadelphia: Writing a Constitution
43(5)
The Characteristics and Motives of the Framers
44(1)
Analyzing Visuals Who Were the Framers?
45(1)
The Virginia and New Jersey Plans
46(1)
Constitutional Compromises
46(1)
Unfinished Business Affecting the Executive Branch
47(1)
The U.S. Constitution
48(8)
The Basic Principles of the Constitution
49(2)
The Articles of the Constitution
51(1)
Join the Debate The ``Equal Opportunity to Govern'' Amendment
52(3)
Global Perspective Writing a Constitution: How Do We Compare?
55(1)
The Drive for Ratification
56(5)
Federalists Versus Anti-Federalists
57(1)
The Federalist Papers
57(2)
Ratifying the Constitution
59(1)
Amending the Constitution: The Bill of Rights
59(1)
On Campus A Student's Revenge: The Twenty-Seventh (Madison) Amendment
60(1)
Methods of Amending the Constitution
61(7)
Formal Methods of Amending the Constitution
61(1)
The Living Constitution Article V
62(1)
Informal Methods of Amending the Constitution
63(1)
Politics Now Politics and Amending the Constitution
64(1)
Analyzing Visuals Why Did the Framers Write the Constitution As They Did?
65(3)
Constitution of the United States
68(27)
Federalism
95(30)
The Roots of the Federal System: Governmental Powers Under the Constitution
97(7)
National Powers Under the Constitution
97(2)
Global Perspective Federalism Around the World
99(1)
State Powers Under the Constitution
100(1)
Concurrent and Denied Powers Under the Constitution
100(1)
Relations Among the States
101(2)
The Living Constitution Tenth Amendment
103(1)
Relations Within the States: Local Government
104(1)
Federalism and the Marshall Court
104(1)
McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
104(1)
Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)
105(1)
Dual Federalism: The Taney Court, Slavery, and the Civil War
105(3)
Dred Scott and the Advent of Civil War
106(1)
Roots of Government Dred Scott: Slavery and the Supreme Court
106(1)
The Civil War, Its Aftermath, and the Continuation of Dual Federalism
106(1)
Setting the Stage for a Stronger National Government
107(1)
Cooperative Federalism: The New Deal and the Growth of National Government
108(5)
The New Deal
108(2)
The Changing Nature of Federalism: From Layer Cake to Marble Cake
110(1)
Analyzing Visuals Domestic Grant-in-Aid Outlays, 1940-2005
111(1)
Federal Grants and National Efforts to Influence the States
111(1)
Politics Now Alcohol Policies
112(1)
New Federalism: Returning Power to the States
113(12)
The Reagan Revolution
113(1)
The Devolution Revolution
114(1)
Federalism Under the Bush Administration
115(1)
Join the Debate The No Child Left Behind Act
116(1)
The Supreme Court: A Return to States' Rights?
117(2)
Analyzing Visuals State-by-State Report Card on Access to Abortion
119(2)
On Campus Legislating Against Violence Against Women: A Casualty of the Devolution Revolution?
121(4)
State and Local Government
125(32)
The Evolution of State and Local Governments
126(2)
State Governments
128(14)
State Constitutions
128(1)
The Living Constitution Eleventh Amendment
129(1)
Politics Now Graduated Driver Licensing
130(2)
Governors
132(2)
State Legislatures
134(2)
Join the Debate Term Limits at the State and Local Level
136(1)
State Courts
136(3)
Elections and Political Parties
139(1)
Analyzing Visuals Patterns of Party Competition in State Legislatures
140(1)
Direct Democracy
141(1)
Local Governments
142(7)
Charters
143(1)
On Campus College Towns and Binge Drinking
144(1)
Types of Local Governments
144(2)
Global Perspective Cities in the World
146(1)
Executives and Legislatures
147(2)
Grassroots Power and Politics
149(1)
Relations with Indian Nations
149(2)
State and Local Finances
151(6)
Analyzing Visuals State and Local Tax Burdens
153(4)
Civil Liberties
157(40)
The First Constitutional Amendments: The Bill of Rights
159(4)
The Incorporation Doctrine: The Bill of Rights Made Applicable to the States
160(1)
The Living Constitution Ninth Amendment
161(1)
Selective Incorporation and Fundamental Freedoms
162(1)
First Amendment Guarantees: Freedom of Religion
163(4)
The Establishment Clause
164(1)
Roots of Government The American Civil Liberties Union
165(1)
The Free Exercise Clause
166(1)
First Amendment Guarantees: Freedom of Speech, Press, and Assembly
167(10)
Freedom of Speech and the Press
167(2)
Global Perspective Freedom of the Press (by Region)
169(1)
Join the Debate The USA Patriot Act
170(1)
Protected Speech and Publications
171(2)
On Campus Political Speech and Mandatory Student Fees
173(1)
Unprotected Speech and Publications
173(3)
Freedoms of Assembly and Petition
176(1)
The Second Amendment: The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
177(1)
The Rights of Criminal Defendants
178(9)
The Fourth Amendment and Searches and Seizures
178(2)
The Fifth Amendment and Self-Incrimination
180(2)
The Fourth and Fifth Amendments and the Exclusionary Rule
182(1)
The Sixth Amendment and the Right to Counsel
182(1)
The Sixth Amendment and Jury Trials
183(1)
Politics Now Civil Liberties in Times of War
184(1)
The Eighth Amendment and Cruel and Unusual Punishment
185(2)
The Right to Privacy
187(10)
Birth Control
188(1)
Abortion
188(2)
Analyzing Visuals Partial Birth Abortion Ban
190(1)
Homosexuality
191(1)
The Right to Die
192(1)
Analyzing Visuals State Sodomy Laws
192(5)
Civil Rights
197(40)
Slavery, Abolition, and Winning the Right to Vote, 1800--1890
199(5)
Slavery and Congress
199(1)
The First Civil Rights Movements: Abolition and Women's Rights
199(1)
The 1850s: The Calm Before the Storm
200(1)
The Civil War and Its Aftermath: Civil Rights Laws and Constitutional Amendments
201(1)
The Living Constitution Thirteenth Amendment, Section 1
202(1)
Civil Rights, Congress, and the Supreme Court
203(1)
The Push for Equality, 1890--1954
204(5)
The Founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
205(1)
Key Women's Groups
205(1)
Litigating for Equality
206(3)
The Civil Rights Movement
209(8)
Join the Debate Brown v. Board of Education After Fifty Years
210(1)
School Desegregation After Brown
210(1)
A New Move for African American Rights
211(1)
Formation of New Groups
212(1)
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
213(1)
Analyzing Visuals Police Confront Civil Rights Demonstrators in Birmingham
214(1)
The Impact of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
215(2)
The Women's Rights Movement
217(5)
Litigation for Equal Rights
217(2)
The Equal Protection Clause and Constitutional Standards of Review
219(2)
Statutory Remedies for Sex Discrimination
221(1)
Other Groups Mobilize for Rights
222(7)
Hispanic Americans
222(1)
On Campus Helping Others to Achieve Their Civil Rights
223(1)
Native Americans
224(1)
Politics Now Reclaiming Rights: Indians Use Diverse Ways to Reverse the Economic Adversity of Discrimination
225(2)
Gays and Lesbians
227(1)
Disabled Americans
228(1)
Continuing Controversies in Civil Rights
229(8)
Affirmative Action
229(2)
Analyzing Visuals Americans View Affirmative Action
231(1)
Other Continuing Controversies in Civil Rights
232(1)
Global Perspective Women in Parliament
233(4)
PART 2 INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT
Congress
237(40)
The Constitution and the Legislative Branch of Government
238(4)
Apportionment and Redistricting
239(1)
Constitutional Powers of Congress
239(1)
The Living Constitution Article 1, Section 8
240(2)
How Congress Is Organized
242(12)
Roots of Government Life on the Floor and in the Halls of Congress
243(1)
The House of Representatives
243(1)
Join the Debate Ethics and the Congress
244(2)
The Senate
246(1)
Politics Now A Minority Bill of Rights?
247(1)
The Role of Political Parties in Organizing Congress
248(1)
The Committee System
248(5)
Global Perspective The Parliament of the ``United States of Europe''
253(1)
The Members of Congress
254(7)
Running for Office and Staying in Office
256(1)
Analyzing Visuals Approval Ratings of Congress and Individual Representatives
257(1)
Congressional Demographics
257(1)
Analyzing Visuals Female and Minority Members of Congress
258(1)
Theories of Representation
259(2)
How Members Make Decisions
261(3)
Party
261(1)
Constituents
261(1)
Colleagues and Caucuses
262(1)
Interest Groups, Lobbyists, and Political Action Committees
262(1)
Staff and Support Agencies
263(1)
The Law-making Function of Congress
264(5)
How a Bill Becomes a Law: The Textbook Version
264(3)
How a Bill Really Becomes a Law: The China Trade Act of 2000
267(2)
Congress and the President
269(4)
The Shifting Balance of Power
270(1)
Congressional Oversight of the Executive Branch
270(3)
Congress and the Judiciary
273(4)
The Presidency
277(36)
The Roots of and Rules Governing the Office of President of the United States
279(5)
Presidential Qualifications and Terms of Office
280(2)
Rules of Succession
282(1)
The Living Constitution Twenty-Fifth Amendment Section 2
283(1)
The Constitutional Powers of the President
284(6)
The Appointment Power
284(1)
The Power to Convene Congress
285(1)
The Power to Make Treaties
285(1)
Veto Power
286(2)
The Power to Preside over the Military As Commander in Chief
288(1)
The Pardoning Power
289(1)
Join the Debate The War Powers Act
290(1)
The Development and Expansion of Presidential Power
290(5)
Establishing Presidents' Authority: Washington, Adams, and Jefferson
292(1)
Incremental Expansion of Presidential Powers: 1804--1933
293(1)
The Growth of the Modern Presidency
294(1)
The Presidential Establishment
295(4)
The Vice President
295(1)
The Cabinet
296(1)
The First Lady
297(1)
The Executive Office of the President (EOP)
298(1)
The White House Staff
299(1)
The President as Policy Maker
299(5)
The President's Role in Proposing and Facilitating Legislation
300(2)
The Budgetary Process and Legislative Implementation
302(1)
Policy Making Through Regulation
302(1)
Politics Now The President as Policy Maker: Turning the Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission into Law
303(1)
Presidential Leadership and the Importance of Public Opinion
304(9)
Presidential Leadership
304(1)
Analyzing Visuals Barber's Presidential Personalities
305(1)
Presidential Personality and the Power to Persuade
306(1)
Going Public: Mobilizing Public Opinion
306(1)
Global Perspective in the Public Eye: Prime Ministers and Presidents
307(1)
Analyzing Visuals Presidential Approval Ratings Since 1938
308(1)
The Public's Perception of Presidential Performance
309(4)
The Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy
313(30)
The Executive Branch and the Development of the Federal Bureaucracy
314(6)
The Civil War and the Growth of Government
316(1)
From the Spoils System to the Merit System
316(1)
Regulating the Economy and the Growth of Government in the Twentieth Century
317(1)
Analyzing Visuals Number of Federal Employees in the Executive Branch, 1789-2004
318(2)
Government Workers and Political Involvement
320(1)
The Modern Bureaucracy
320(10)
Who Are Bureaucrats?
321(3)
Global Perspective Who Are the Bureaucrats? Should We Care?
324(1)
Formal Organization
325(1)
Analyzing Visuals Characteristics and Rank Distribution of Federal Civilian Employees
326(1)
The Living Constitution Article II, Section 2, Clause 1
327(3)
How the Bureaucracy Works
330(4)
Making Policy
331(2)
On Campus Enforcing Gender Equity in College Athletics
333(1)
Making Agencies Accountable
334(9)
Executive Control
335(1)
Politics Now E-Government
336(1)
Congressional Control
337(1)
Join the Debate The EPA and Lead in Water
338(1)
Judicial Control
339(4)
The Judiciary
343(42)
The Constitution and the Creation of the Federal Judiciary
345(6)
The Living Constitution Article III, Section 1
346(1)
The Judiciary Act of 1789 and the Creation of the Federal Judicial System
347(2)
The Marshall Court: Marbury v. Madison and Judicial Review
349(2)
The American Legal System
351(3)
Roots of Government John Marshall
351(1)
Global Perspective Judicial Review
352(1)
Jurisdiction
352(1)
Criminal and Civil Law
353(1)
The Federal Court System
354(5)
District Courts
354(2)
The Courts of Appeals
356(1)
The Supreme Court
357(2)
How Federal Court Judges Are Selected
359(8)
Who Are Federal Judges?
359(1)
Appointments to the U.S. Supreme Court
360(1)
Analyzing Visuals Race/Ethnicity and Gender of District Court Appointees
361(1)
Nomination Criteria
362(2)
The Supreme Court Confirmation Process
364(2)
Politics Now Senatorial Confirmation of Judicial Nominations
366(1)
The Supreme Court Today
367(10)
Deciding to Hear a Case
367(3)
How Does a Case Survive the Process?
370(2)
Hearing and Deciding the Case
372(2)
Join the Debate Separation of Powers and the Scalia Recusals
374(3)
Judicial Philosophy and Decision Making
377(3)
Judicial Philosophy, Original Intent, and Ideology
377(1)
Models of Judicial Decision Making
378(2)
Judicial Policy Making and Implementation
380(5)
Policy Making
380(1)
Implementing Court Decisions
381(4)
PART 3 POLITICAL BEHAVIOR
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
385(32)
What Is Public Opinion?
387(1)
Efforts to Influence and Measure Public Opinion
388(4)
The Living Constitution Article I, Section 3
389(1)
Early Efforts to Measure Public Opinion
389(1)
Recent Efforts to Measure Public Opinion
390(2)
How Political Socialization and Other Factors Influence Opinion Formation
392(14)
The Family
393(1)
School and Peers
393(2)
The Mass Media
395(1)
Join the Debate Teaching Civics in American High Schools
396(2)
Social Groups
398(2)
Analyzing Visuals Racial and Ethnic Attitudes on Selected Issues
400(1)
Analyzing Visuals Gender Differences on Political Issues
401(3)
The Impact of Events
404(1)
Global Perspective Hopes and Fears Around the World
405(1)
Political Ideology and Public Opinion About Government
406(1)
Why We Form Political Opinions
406(2)
Personal Benefits
406(1)
Political Knowledge
407(1)
Cues from Leaders
407(1)
How Public Opinion Is Measured
408(6)
Traditional Public Opinion Polls
409(1)
Political Polls
410(2)
Shortcomings of Polling
412(2)
How Polling and Public Opinion Affect Politicians, Politics, and Policy
414(3)
Political Parties
417(42)
What Is a Political Party?
419(1)
The Evolution of American Party Democracy
419(8)
The Early Parties Fade
421(1)
The Living Constitution
422(1)
Democrats and Republicans: The Golden Age
423(1)
The Modern Era Versus the Golden Age: Is the Party Over?
423(1)
Roots of Government Plunkitt of Tammany Hall
424(1)
The Parties Endure
425(1)
On Campus Party, Issue, or Candidate?
426(1)
The Functions of the American Parties
427(3)
Mobilizing Support and Gathering Power
427(1)
A Force for Stability and Moderation
428(1)
Unity, Linkage, and Accountability
428(1)
The Electioneering Function
429(1)
Party As a Voting and Issue Cue
429(1)
Policy Formulation and Promotion
429(1)
The Basic Structure of American Political Parties
430(4)
National Committees
430(2)
Leadership
432(1)
National Conventions
432(1)
States and Localities
432(2)
Informal Groups
434(1)
The Party in Government
434(6)
The Congressional Party
434(2)
The Presidential Party
436(2)
The Parties and the Judiciary
438(1)
The Parties and State Governments
438(2)
The Modern Transformation of Party Organization
440(2)
The Party in the Electorate
442(8)
Analyzing Visuals Political Party Finances, 1978-2004
443(1)
Party Identification
443(2)
Politics Now The Limits of Red and Blue
445(1)
Declining Loyalty?
445(2)
Group Affiliations
447(1)
Analyzing Visuals The Gender Gap---Where Men and Women Vote Differently
448(2)
Third-Partyism
450(9)
Global Perspective The Emergence of New Parties
451(1)
Join the Debate Third Parties: Good or Bad for the American Political System?
452(2)
Why Third Parties Tend to Remain Minor
454(5)
Voting and Elections
459(50)
The Purposes of Elections
461(2)
Kinds of Elections
463(4)
Primary Elections
463(1)
General Elections
464(1)
Initiative, Referendum, and Recall
465(1)
Global Perspective National Elections 2004
466(1)
Presidential Elections
467(14)
Primaries Versus Caucuses
467(2)
The Party Conventions
469(4)
The Electoral College: How Presidents Are Elected
473(1)
The Living Constitution Article I, Sections 2, and 3; Article II, Section I
474(2)
The Electoral College in the Nineteenth Century
476(1)
The Electoral College Today
477(2)
Patterns of Presidential Elections
479(2)
Congressional Elections
481(9)
The Incumbency Advantage
482(1)
Redistricting, Scandals, and Coattails
483(3)
Analyzing Visuals Congressional Election Results, 1948-2004
486(1)
Midterm Congressional Elections
486(1)
The 2002 Midterm Elections
487(1)
Analyzing Visuals Voter Turnout in Presidential and Midterm Elections
488(2)
Voting Behavior
490(13)
Patterns in Voter Turnout
491(1)
Join the Debate Should the Voting Age Be Lowered to Sixteen?
492(3)
Why Is Voter Turnout So Low?
495(2)
How Can the United States Improve Voter Turnout?
497(1)
On Campus Students and Voting
498(1)
Does Low Voter Turnout Matter?
499(1)
Patterns in Vote Choice
500(2)
Ticket-Splitting
502(1)
Reforming the Electoral Process
503(6)
Politics Now Is California the New Florida?
505(4)
The Campaign Process
509(38)
The Structure of a Campaign
510(8)
The Nomination Campaign
511(1)
The General Election Campaign
512(1)
Roots of Government Stump Speeches Past and Present
513(1)
The Personal Campaign
513(1)
The Organizational Campaign
514(1)
The Living Constitution First Amendment
515(1)
The Media Campaign
516(2)
The Media and Campaigns
518(6)
Paid Media
518(1)
Free Media
519(1)
Analyzing Visuals Mission Accomplished
520(2)
Technology and Campaign Strategy
522(1)
On Campus Presidential Debates: Coming to a Campus Near You?
523(1)
Campaign Finance
524(12)
Sources of Political Contributions
525(4)
The Internet
529(2)
Soft Money and Issue Advocacy Advertisements
531(1)
Are PACs Good or Bad for the Process?
532(2)
Global Perspective The Impact of Funding and Free and Fair Elections on the Campaign Process
534(1)
Future Campaign Finance Reform
535(1)
Join the Debate Campaign Finance: Freedom of Speech or License to Corrupt
536(1)
Bringing It Together: The 2004 Presidential Campaign and Elections
536(11)
The Party Nomination Battle
536(2)
The Democratic Convention
538(2)
Politics Now The Dean Fund-raising Network
540(1)
The Republican Convention
540(1)
Analyzing Visuals John Kerry Windsurfs
541(1)
The Presidential Debates
542(1)
The Fall Campaign and General Election
543(1)
Election Results
543(1)
Turnout in the 2004 Election
544(3)
The Media
547(34)
The Evolution of Journalism in the United States
548(4)
The Living Constitution First Amendment
550(2)
The U.S. Media Today
552(7)
Print Media
552(1)
Radio and Television
552(2)
The Internet
554(1)
On Campus Where Do Young Voters Get Their Campaign News?
555(1)
Analyzing Visuals More Men than Women Seek Political Content Online
556(1)
National Influence of the Media
556(1)
Global Perspective Al-Jazeera: The CNN of the Arab World?
557(2)
How the Media Cover Politicians and Government
559(9)
How the Press and Public Figures Interact
559(1)
Covering the Presidency
560(1)
Covering Congress
561(1)
Media Coverage of Local Elections
562(1)
Investigative Journalism and the Character Issue
563(1)
Media Bias
564(2)
Join the Debate Media Bias: Is the News Affected by an Ideological Bias?
566(2)
The Media's Influence on the Public
568(3)
Politics Now When the Media Become the Story
570(1)
Increasing Use of Experts
570(1)
Group Media and Narrowcasting
571(1)
The Public's Perception of the Media
571(3)
Analyzing Visuals Partisan Bias in Media Reporting?
573(1)
Government Regulation of the Electronic Media
574(7)
Content Regulation
575(1)
Efforts to Regulate Media Practices
576(1)
Efforts to Regulate Media Practices Around the World
577(4)
Interest Groups
581(30)
What Are Interest Groups?
583(3)
Kinds of Organized Interests
583(3)
The Roots and Development of American Interest Groups
586(8)
National Groups Emerge (1830--1889)
586(1)
The Living Constitution First Amendment
587(1)
The Progressive Era (1890--1920)
588(1)
The Rise of the Interest Group State
589(3)
On Campus Speaking Up
592(2)
What Do Interest Groups Do?
594(10)
Lobbying
594(1)
Global Perspective Global Lobbying and Environmental Issues
595(2)
Roots of Government Pressure Politics of the Past
597(1)
Politics Now The March for Women's Lives
598(2)
Analyzing Visuals Top Lobbying Expenditures
600(2)
Election Activities
602(2)
Analyzing Visuals Interest Group Ratings of Selected Members of Congress
604(1)
What Makes an Interest Group Successful?
604(7)
Join the Debate Should There Be Limits on Interest Group Participation?
606(5)
PART 4 PUBLIC POLICY
Social Welfare Policy
611(40)
The Policy-Making Process
612(11)
Theories of Public Policy
612(1)
A Model of the Policy-Making Process
613(1)
Problem Recognition and Definition
614(1)
Agenda Setting
615(1)
Join the Debate Marriage, Family, and the Federal Government
616(2)
Policy Formulation
618(1)
Policy Adoption
619(1)
Budgeting
620(1)
Policy Implementation
620(2)
Policy Evaluation
622(1)
On Campus Student Loan Relief
623(1)
The Roots of Social Welfare Policy
623(7)
The Living Constitution Preamble
624(1)
Income Security
625(2)
Health Care
627(1)
Public Education
628(2)
Social Welfare Policies Today
630(21)
Income Security Programs
630(3)
Politics Now The Politics of Social Security Reform
633(2)
Analyzing Visuals Unemployment Rates by State
635(2)
Analyzing Visuals Monthly Levels of Welfare Cash Assistance
637(2)
Health Care
639(2)
Global Perspective Quality of Life Around the World
641(3)
Public Education
644(7)
Economic Policy
651(38)
The Roots of Government Involvement in the Economy
652(12)
The Nineteenth Century
652(1)
The Living Constitution Sixteenth Amendment
653(2)
The Progressive Era
655(1)
The Great Depression and the New Deal
656(2)
Roots of Government The Financial Panics of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Centuries
658(1)
The Social Regulation Era
659(2)
Deregulation
661(2)
Politics Now Corporate Scandals
663(1)
Join the Debate File Sharing and Protecting Intellectual Property
664(1)
Stabilizing the Economy
664(16)
Monetary Policy: Controlling the Money Supply
666(3)
Global Perspective Economic Freedom Around the World
669(1)
Fiscal Policy: Taxing and Spending
670(1)
The Effects of Globalization
670(1)
Analyzing Visuals The Global Economy
671(2)
The Budgetary Process
673(5)
The Budget Deficit and the Debt
678(1)
Analyzing Visuals Projecting Federal Budget Deficits: Whose Numbers Are Right?
679(1)
The Economics of Environmental Regulation
680(9)
The Environmental Protection Agency
682(7)
Foreign and Defense Policy
689(52)
The Roots of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy
690(6)
The Constitution
691(1)
The Early History of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy
691(1)
The Living Constitution Article I, Section 8
692(1)
The United States As an Emerging Power
693(1)
The Roosevelt Corollary
694(1)
World War I
695(1)
The Inter-War Years
695(1)
The United States As a World Power
696(9)
World War II and Its Aftermath: 1941--1947
696(1)
The Cold War and Containment: 1947--1960
697(2)
Containment, Cuba, and Vietnam: 1961--1969
699(1)
Detente and Human Rights: 1969--1981
700(1)
Containment Revisited and Renewed: 1981--1989
701(1)
Searching for a New International Order: 1989--2001
702(2)
Analyzing Visuals U.S. Defense Spending
704(1)
The Executive Branch and Foreign Policy Making
705(5)
The President
705(1)
Politics Now The United States and the International Criminal Court
706(1)
The Departments of State and Defense
707(1)
The Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Council
707(2)
On Campus The Impact of 9/11 on American Campuses
709(1)
The Department of Homeland Security
709(1)
Groups That Influence Foreign Policy
710(6)
Congress
710(2)
The Military-Industrial Complex
712(1)
The News Media
713(1)
The Public
714(2)
Twenty-First-Century Challenges
716(10)
A New Order for the Twenty-First Century?
716(1)
Global Perspective U.S. Foreign Policy and the United Nations
717(2)
The Iraq War
719(1)
Join the Debate Should the United States Pull Out of the United Nations?
720(2)
Analyzing Visuals Abu Ghraib Prisoner Abuse
722(1)
Identifying Policies to Pursue in the National Interest
723(1)
Balancing Foreign and Domestic Affairs
724(1)
Meeting Threats from Weapons of Mass Destruction and Information Warfare
724(1)
Addressing Drug and Environmental Problems
725(1)
Deciding When to Intervene Overseas
725(1)
Choosing Between Unilateralism and Multilateralism
726(1)
Building a Grand Strategy
726(5)
APPENDICES
I The Declaration of Independence
731(2)
II Federalist No. 10
733(3)
III Federalist No. 51
736(2)
IV Presidents, Congresses, and Chief Justices: 1789--2005
738(3)
Selected Supreme Court Cases 741(6)
Notes 747(19)
Glossary 766(8)
Index 774


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