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With an even stronger focus on the U.S. Constitution in the post 9/11 world,the Eighteenth Edition of this best-selling reader in American government puts students directly in touch with the great authors and political leaders who have shaped-and are shaping-American government. The bestselling American government 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 current readings and cases drawn from today's headlines.
Table of Contents
|The Setting of the American System|
|John Locke,Second Treatise, Of Civil Government|
|The Founding Fathers: A Reform Caucus in Action|
|Framing the Constitution|
|Federalist 47, 48, 51|
|How Not to Read the Constitution|
|Federalist 16, 17|
|The Anti-Federalist Papers No. 17|
|The Merits of the Federal System|
|4 Wheaton 316 (1819)|
|United States v. Morrison 529 U.S. 59 (2000)|
|Gonzales v. Raich, U.S. Supreme Court (2005)|
|Up-to-Date in Kansas City: Reflections on American Federalism|
|Civil Liberties and Civil Rights|
|Antifederalist Paper No. 84 On the Lack of a Bill of Rights|
|Gideon v. Wainwright 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)|
|Plessy v. Ferguson 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)|
|Gomillion v. Lightfoot 364 U.S. 339 (1960)|
|Crawford v. Marion County Election Board United States Supreme Court (2008)|
|Engel v. Vitale 370 U.S. 421 (1962)|
|Samuel D. Warren and Louis D. Brandeis, The Right to Privacy|
|Griswold v. Connecticut,381 U.S. 479 (1965)|
|Roe v. Wade 410 U.S. 113 (1973)|
|University of California Board of Regents v. Bakke438 U.S. 265 (1978)|
|Political Parties, Electoral Behavior, and Interest Groups|
|Political Parties and the Electorate|
|Government by Discussion|
|Report of the Committee of Political Parties, American Political Science Association,Toward More Responsible Two Party System|
|Divided We Govern|
|A Theory of Critical Elections|
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