American Government and Politics Deliberation, Democracy, and Citizenship - No Separate Policy Chapters

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Bessette/Pitney’s AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP, First Edition, is based on the idea of "deliberative democracy": political systems work best when informed citizens and public officials deliberate to identify and promote the common good. Emphasizing citizenship, the text examines the way that civic culture and immigration impact students and shape the country. It offers solid historical coverage and a close look at civic responsibility.

Table of Contents

Deliberation and Citizenship in Service of Freedom and Democracy
The American Constitution
E Pluribus Unum: American Citizenship
Civic Culture
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Public Opinion and Political Participation
Interest Groups
Political Parties
Elections and Campaigns
Mass Media
The Presidency
Bureaucracy and the Administrative State
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