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Framing its content within a resonant "politics matters" theme and emphasizing public policy throughout, this accessible text illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American. Through engaging and interactive boxed features and a focus on the issues that matter to most, this practical text motivates students to become active participants in our political system, and helps overcome public apathy toward government. The brief edition of this bestselling text includes the streamlined content of the comprehensive version.
Table of Contents
|Introducing Government in America|
|Public Opinion and Political Action|
|The Mass Media and the Political Agenda|
|Campaigns and Voting Behavior|
|The Federal Bureaucracy|
|The Federal Courts|
|The Congress, the President, and the Budget: Politics of Taxing and Spending|
|Social Welfare Policymaking|
|National Security Policy Making|
|Issues of the Times|
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