9780155031951

Democracy under Pressure : An Introduction to the American Political System

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  • ISBN13:

    9780155031951

  • ISBN10:

    0155031953

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/19/1996
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

Part One The American Democracy 1(200)
Government and People
2(28)
The Constitutional Framework
30(36)
The Federal System
66(32)
Civil Liberties and Citizenship
98(46)
The Struggle for Equal Rights
144(57)
Part Two Politics U.S.A. 201(238)
Public Opinion and Interest Groups
202(44)
The Media and Politics
246(36)
Political Parties
282(44)
Political Campaigns and Candidates
326(56)
Voting Behavior and Elections
382(57)
Part Three The Policymakers 439(204)
The President
440(58)
The Bureaucracy
498(42)
The Congress
540(48)
Justice
588(55)
Part Four Government in Operation 643(136)
Foreign Policy and National Security
644(60)
Government and the Economy
704(28)
Promoting the General Welfare
732(47)
Part Five The American Community 779(1)
State and Local Government
780
Appendix
The Declaration of Independence
A-1
The Constitution of the United States of America
A-4
Presidents of the United States
A-14
The Federalist, No. 10, No. 51
A-15
Glossary A-23
Credits A-32
Index A-33

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