9780321195722

Essentials of American Government : Continuity and Change 2004 Edition W/LP. Com 2. 0

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321195722

  • ISBN10:

    0321195728

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Thoroughly updated through the 2002 elections and other trends facing American government, the Essentials version of this esteemed best-seller continues to provide a current and engaging introduction to the course.Like the comprehensive edition, this nuts-and-bolts version was written in the belief that we must first understand how American government and politics have developed in order to fully understand the issues facing our nation today. Featuring a distinctive "Continuity and Change" theme, the text begins with why and how our government was formed, and shows students how change is a necessary process that keeps our political system vibrant and effective.

Table of Contents

Foundations Of Government
The Political Landscape
The Constitution
Federalism
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Institutions Of Government
Congress
The Presidency
The Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Political Behavior
Public Opinion and the News Media
Political Parties and Interest Groups
Campaigns, Voting, and Elections
Domestic Public Policy
Foreign and Military Policy?
Appendices?
Glossary
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