9780321087317

American Government With Longman Participate.Com: Continuity and Change

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321087317

  • ISBN10:

    0321087313

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/2000
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Pub Co
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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 Change" offers a strong historical perspective that highlights the evolution of government and engages students with examples relevant to their lives.

Table of Contents

Contents vii
Preface xvii
PART ONE FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT
The Political Landscape
2(34)
The Constitution
36(34)
Federalism
70(30)
State and Local Government
100(34)
Civil Liberties
134(40)
Civil Rights
174(40)
PART TWO INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT
Congress
214(48)
The Presidency
262(40)
The Bureaucracy
302(30)
The Judiciary
332(48)
PART THREE POLITICAL BEHAVIOR
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
380(34)
Political Parties
414(50)
Voting and Elections
464(44)
The Campaign Process
508(40)
The News Media
548(28)
Interest Groups
576(34)
PART FOUR PUBLIC POLICY
Social Welfare Policy
610(42)
Economic Policy
652(44)
Foreign and Military Policy
696(73)
APPENDICES
I The Declaration of Independence
743(4)
II The Constitution of the United States of America
747(10)
III The Federalist No. 10
757(4)
IV The Federalist No. 51
761(4)
V Presidents, Congresses and Chief Justices: 1789-2000
765(4)
Major Supreme Court Cases 769(2)
Glossary 771(8)
Index 779

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