9780314204950

American Government and Politics Today 1997-98 Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780314204950

  • ISBN10:

    0314204954

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/20/1997
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

PART ONE The American System 1(100)
CHAPTER 1 American Government and Politics: Stability and Change
3(28)
CHAPTER 2 The Constitution
31(36)
CHAPTER 3 Federalism
67(34)
PART TWO Civil Rights and Liberties 101(108)
CHAPTER 4 Civil Liberties
103(38)
CHAPTER 5 Civil Rights
141(38)
CHAPTER 6 Striving for Equality
179(30)
PART THREE People and Politics 209(178)
CHAPTER 7 Public Opinion
211(34)
CHAPTER 8 Interest Groups
245(34)
CHAPTER 9 Political Parties
279(34)
CHAPTER 10 Campaigns, Candidates, and Elections
313(44)
CHAPTER 11 The Media
357(30)
PART FOUR Political Institutions 387(148)
CHAPTER 12 The Congress
389(44)
CHAPTER 13 The Presidency
433(38)
CHAPTER 14 The Bureaucracy
471(30)
CHAPTER 15 The Judiciary
501(34)
PART FIVE Public Policy 535(94)
CHAPTER 16 Domestic Policy
537(34)
CHAPTER 17 Economic Policy
571(24)
CHAPTER 18 Foreign and Defense Policy
595(34)
PART SIX State and Local Politics 629(32)
CHAPTER 19 State and Local Government
631(30)
APPENDIX A The Declaration of Independence 661(2)
APPENDIX B The Constitution of the United States of America 663(19)
APPENDIX C Presidents of the United States 682(3)
APPENDIX D Federalist Papers No. 10, No. 51, and No. 78 685(10)
APPENDIX E How to Do Research in Political Science 695(6)
APPENDIX F Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court in the Twentieth Century 701(4)
APPENDIX G Party Control of Congress in the Twentieth Century 705(2)
APPENDIX H Spanish Equivalents for Important Terms in American Government 707(6)
APPENDIX I A Citizen's Survival Guide 713
GLOSSARY G-1
INDEX I-1

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