9780321101310

Government in America: People, Politics and Policy with LP.com access card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321101310

  • ISBN10:

    0321101316

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 7/1/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson (Manual)
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THE CONTENTS OF THIS PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • GOVERNMENT IN AMERICA
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Table of Contents

Detailed Contents vii
Preface xv
A Student Guide to Reading Charts and Graphs xxiii
About the Authors xxvi
Introducing Government in America
1(25)
Part 1 Constitutional Foundations
The Constitution
26(38)
Federalism
64(30)
Civil Liberties and Public Policy
94(42)
Civil Rights and Public Policy
136(36)
Part 2 People and Politics
Public Opinion and Political Action
172(34)
The Mass Media and the Political Agenda
206(28)
Political Parties
234(30)
Nominations and Campaigns
264(30)
Elections and Voting Behavior
294(26)
Interest Groups
320(32)
Part 3 The Policymakers
Congress
352(40)
The Presidency
392(44)
The Congress, The President, and the Budget: The Politics of Taxing and Spending
436(30)
The Federal Bureaucracy
466(36)
The Federal Courts
502(38)
Part 4 Policies
Economic Policymaking
540(22)
Social Welfare Policymaking
562(24)
Policymaking for Health Care and the Environment
586(30)
Foreign and Defense Policymaking
616(38)
Part 5 State and Local Government
The New Face of State and Local Government
654(42)
Appendix 696(22)
Glossary 718(18)
Key Terms in Spanish 736(3)
Acknowledgments 739(2)
Index 741

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