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American Government : Power and Purpose,9780393932997

American Government : Power and Purpose



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W W Norton & Co Inc
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In this major revision, new coauthor Stephen Ansolabehere sharpens the contemporary analytical perspective in the political behavior chapters, and a new primer on 'ťAnalyzing the Evidence'Ł in Chapter 1 sets the stage for sections in every chapter that highlight the political science behind the findings reported in the text. Throughout the book, the authors have brought in recent examples and data.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Making Sense of Government and Politics
The Founding and the Constitution
Federalism and the Separation of Powers
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Congress: The First Branch
The President
The Executive Branch
The Federal Courts
Public Opinion and the Media
Political Parties
Groups and Interests
Introduction to Public Policy
Foreign Policy and Democracy
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