9780495503224

Cengage Advantage Books: American Government and Politics Today, Brief Edition, 2008-2009

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495503224

  • ISBN10:

    0495503223

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/21/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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With new engaging features and as part of the Wadsworth Advantage Series, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: BRIEF EDITION, 2008-2009 highlights today's controversial issues and shows how you can become involved in American government and make a difference as an active, informed citizen. Praised for its balanced and up-to-the-minute coverage, this book focuses on the fundamentals -- the constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and processes that are the core of American government. The text also includes coverage of policy and analysis issues.

Table of Contents

The Foundations of American Government
Forging a New Government: The Constitution
Federalism
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Public Opinion, Political Socialization, and the Media
Interest Groups and Political Parties
Campaigns, Elections, and Voting Behavior
The Congress
The Presidency
The Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Domestic and Economic Policy
Foreign Policy
Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States of America
The Federalist Papers, No. 10 and No 51
Glossary
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