9780321434333

Essentials of American Government: Continuity and Change, 2006 Election Update

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321434333

  • ISBN10:

    0321434331

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

The brief edition of the number one book in American government continues to provide the most current and engaging introduction available for the course. Like the comprehensive edition, this nuts-and-bolts version was written with the belief that knowledge of the development of American government is integral to fully understand our current political system.Essentials of American Government: Continuity and Changeis a student-friendly text offering a strong historical perspective that highlights the evolution of government and engages students with examples relevant to their lives today.

Table of Contents

Foundations Of Government
The Political Landscape
The Constitution
Federalism
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Institutions of Government
Congress
The Presidency
The Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Political Behavior
Public Opinion and the News Media
Political Parties and Interest Groups
Campaigns, Elections, and Voting
Social and Economic Policy
Foreign and Defense Policy
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