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With an even stronger focus on the U.S. Constitution in the post 9/11 world, the Seventeeth Edition of this best-selling reader in American government puts students directly in touch with the great authors and political leaders who have shapedand are shapingAmerican government. The bestselling reader for over 40 years, this anthology continues to provide a strong, balanced blend of classic selections that illustrate and amplify important concepts in American government, along with extremely current readings and cases drawn from today's literature.
Table of Contents
|The Setting Of The American System|
|Selections new to this edition are indicated with an asterisk|
|Second Treatise, Of Civil Government|
|The Founding Fathers: A Reform Caucus in Action|
|Beard,Framing the Constitution|
|Federalist 47, 48, 51|
|How Not to Read the Constitution|
|Alexander Hamilton,Federalist 16, 17|
|The Anti-Federalist Papers No. 17|
|The Merits of the Federal System|
|4 Wheaton 316 (1819)|
|9 Wheaton 1 (1824)|
|United States v. Morrison (2000)|
|U.S. Supreme Court (2005)|
|A Republic Subverted|
|Civil Liberties and Civil Rights|
|Antifederalist Paper No. 84 On the Lack of a Bill of Rights|
|Speech Before the House of Representatives in 1789 Proposing Amendments to Add a Bill of Rights to the Constitution|
|372 U.S. 335 (1963)|
|The Need to Maintain a Free Marketplace of Ideas|
|New York Times Co. v. Sullivan 376 U.S 254 (1964)|
|163 U.S. 537 (1896)|
|Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka 347 U.S. 483 (1954)|
|Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka 349 U.S. 294 (1955)|
|370 U.S. 421 (1962)|
|The Right to Privacy|
|Griswold v. Connecticut,381 U.S. 479 (1965)|
|410 U.S. 113 (1973)|
|University of California Board of Regents|
|UniversitU v. Bakke 438 U.S. 265 (1978)|
|Political Parties, Electoral Behavior, And Interest Groups|
|Political Parties and the Electorate|
|E. E. Schattschneider,Party Government|
|Report of the Committee of Political Parties, American Political Science Association,Toward More Responsible Two Party System|
|Constitutional and Political Requirements for a Responsible Two-Party System|
|Divided We Govern|
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