Government in America People, Politics, and Policy Plus MyPoliSciLab with eText -- Access Card Package

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  • Copyright: 12/14/2010
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This package contains the following components: -0205698859: MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText -0205806376: Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Government in America.


Part 1:  Constitutional Foundations

2. The Constitution.
3. Federalism.
4. Civil Liberties and Public Policy.

5. Civil Rights and Public Policy.


Part 2:  People and Politics

6. Public Opinion and Political Action.
7. The Mass Media and the Political Agenda.
8. Political Parties.
9. Nominations and Campaigns.

10. Elections and Voting Behavior.
11. Interest Groups.


Part 3:  The Policymakers

12. Congress.
13. The Presidency.

14. Congress, the President, and the Budget: The Politics of Taxing and Spending.

15. The Federal Bureaucracy.
16. The Federal Courts.


Part 4:  Policies

17. Economic Policymaking.

18. Social Welfare Policymaking.
19. Policymaking for Healthcare, the Environment, and Energy.

20. National Security Policymaking.


Part 5:  State and Local Government

21. The New Face of State and Local Government.


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