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Table of Contents
1. Introducing Government in America.
2. The Constitution.
4. Civil Liberties and Public Policy.
5. Civil Rights and Public Policy.
6. Public Opinion and Political Action.
7. The Mass Media and the Political Agenda.
8. Political Parties.
9. Campaigns and Voting Behavior.
10. Interest Groups.
12. The Presidency.
13. The Federal Bureaucracy.
14. The Federal Courts.
15. Congress, the President, and the Budget: The Politics of Taxing and Spending.
16. Social Welfare Policymaking.
17. National Security Policy Making.