9780205652211

American Government: Roots and Reform, 2009 Texas Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205652211

  • ISBN10:

    0205652212

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Since its first edition, American Government has diligently reflected the rapid changes in American politics, and has always aimed to present information about politics that will actively engage students and provide them with the information they need to make informed decisions about their government, politics, and politicians. Readers will see how every generation evaluates our government and makes it ever more responsive to the needs of the people while maintaining the vision of the Founders.

Table of Contents

Foundations of Government
The Political Landscape
The Constitution
Federalism
State and Local Government
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Institutions of Government
Congress
The Presidency
The Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Political Behavior
Political Socialization and Public Opinion
Political Parties
Voting and Elections
The Campaign Process
The Media
Interest Groups
Public Policy
Domestic Policy
Economic Policy
Foreign and Defense Policy
Texas Government
The Context for Texas Politics and Government
The Texas Constitution
Local Government and Politics in Texas
The Texas Legislature
The Governor and Bureaucracy in Texas
The Texas Judiciary
Political Parties, Interest Groups, Elections, and Campaigns in Texas
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