9780495566151

American Government : Historical, Popular, and Global Perspectives, Brief Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495566151

  • ISBN10:

    0495566152

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/5/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Generating thoughtful discussion can be a challenge with today's sometimes politically indifferent students. The authors of AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: HISTORICAL, POPULAR, & GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES tackle this issue with a streamlined and visually appealing version of their more comprehensive text that helps you create a lively, engaging classroom. Well-organized and easy to understand, this brief edition is a handy, less expensive paperback your students will refer to long after completing your course.

Table of Contents

Perspectives on American Government
The Founding and the Constitution
Federalism
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights, Equality, and Social Movements
Congress
The Presidency
The Federal Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Public Opinion
Interest Groups
The Media and Politics
Political Parties
Voting and Participation
Campaign and Elections
American Economic Policy
American Social Policy
American Foreign Policy
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