9780321415332

American Government: Continuity and Change, 2008 Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321415332

  • ISBN10:

    0321415337

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

This election update edition of the number one book in American government continues to provide the most current and engaging introduction available for the course without chapters dedicated to policy. 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 today.

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 Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Political Behavior
Political Socialization and Public Opinion
Political Parties
Voting and Elections
The Campaign Process
The Media
Interest Groups
Appendices
The Declaration of Independence
Federalist No 10 Federalist No 51 Presidents, Congresses, and Chief Justices: 1789-2003
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