9780205743629

Cause and Consequence in American Politics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205743629

  • ISBN10:

    0205743625

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Debuting it its first edition,  Cause and Consequence in American Politicsemphasizes and explores causal questions in American politics. This best-selling author team writes with a clear, straightforward style brimming with rich, real-world examples. This text helps you to apply critical thinking tools-tools pulled directly from a social scientist's playbook-to start answering those questions, see past today's headlines, and understand why things really happen in our political world.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Thinking About American Politics

Chapter 2 Political Culture

Chapter 3 The Constitution

Chapter 4 Federalism

Chapter 5 Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Chapter 6 Public Opinion and the Media

Chapter 7 Political Participation, Voting, and Elections

Chapter 8 Political Parties

Chapter 9 Interest Groups

Chapter 10 Congress

Chapter 11 The Presidency

Chapter 12 The Federal Court System

Chapter 13 The Bureaucracy

Chapter 14 Domestic and Foreign Policy

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