CART

(0) items

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Government in America : People, Politics, and Policy

ISBN13:

9780205662890

by ; ;
ISBN10:
0205662897
Edition:
14th
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2009
Publisher(s):
Longman
List Price: $161.00

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$56.35

Hurry!

Only one copy
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
$45.06

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $41.07

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?

Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.

How do rental returns work?

Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!

What version or edition is this?

This is the 14th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2009.

What is included with this book?

  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

  • Government in America, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition
    Government in America, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition
  • REVEL for Government in America, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition -- Access Card
    REVEL for Government in America, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition -- Access Card
  • Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy - 2016 Presidential Election, 17/e
    Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy - 2016 Presidential Election, 17/e
  • Government in America, 2014 Election Edition Plus NEW MyPoliSciLab for American Government -- Access Card Package
    Government in America, 2014 Election Edition Plus NEW MyPoliSciLab for American Government -- Access Card Package
  • Study Guide for Government in America People, Politics, and Policy
    Study Guide for Government in America People, Politics, and Policy
  • MyPoliSciLab Student Access Code Card for Government in America (standalone)
    MyPoliSciLab Student Access Code Card for Government in America (standalone)
  • Government in America People, Politics, and Policy, 2012 Election Edition
    Government in America People, Politics, and Policy, 2012 Election Edition
  • Government in America : People, Politics, and Policy
    Government in America : People, Politics, and Policy
  • Government in America, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition, Book a la Carte Edition
    Government in America, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition, Book a la Carte Edition
  • Government in America People, Politics, and Policy Plus MyPoliSciLab with eText -- Access Card Package
    Government in America People, Politics, and Policy Plus MyPoliSciLab with eText -- Access Card Package





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.

Table of Contents

Introducing Government in America
Constitutional Foundations
The Constitution
Federalism
Civil Liberties and Public Policy
Civil Rights and Public Policy
People and Politics
Public Opinion and Political Action
The Mass Media and the Political Agenda
Political Parties
Nominations and Campaigns
Elections and Voting Behavior
Interest Groups
The Policymakers
Congress
The Presidency
The Congress, the President, and the Budget: Politics of Taxing and Spending
The Federal Bureaucracy
The Federal Courts
Policies
Economic Policy Making
Social Welfare Policymaking
Policymaking for Healthcare and the Environment
National Security Policy Making
State and Local Government
The New Face of State and Local Government
Issues of the Times
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...