9780495568087

American Government: Historical, Popular, and Global Perspectives : Election Update

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495568087

  • ISBN10:

    0495568082

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/9/2008
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Brief and affordable, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: HISTORICAL, POPULAR, AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, ELECTION UPDATE covers American government as influenced by public opinion and national and global events. Presenting concepts through historical, popular, and global perspectives that will enhance your appreciation for the political process and help you better understand your power in the political process, the text helps you master course concepts through its easy-to-understand style and vivid graphs, maps, and photographs.

Table of Contents

Preface
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 Politics
American Foreign Politics
State and Local Government
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