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Government in America : People, Politics, and Policy, Brief Study Edition

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10th
ISBN13:

9780205662883

ISBN10:
0205662889
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2009
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Longman
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Summary

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 readers to become active participants in our political system, and helps overcome public apathy toward government. The brief study edition of this bestseller includes the streamlined content of the comprehensive version plus built-in, perforatedPractice Testsat the back of the text that readers can use for self-study.

Table of Contents

Introducing Government in America
The Constitution
Federalism
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Public Opinion and Political Action
The Mass Media and the Political Agenda
Political Parties
Campaigns and Voting Behavior
Interest Groups
Congress
The Presidency
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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