9780321434289

Government in America : People, Politics, and Policy: 2006 Election Update

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321434289

  • ISBN10:

    0321434285

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Framing its content within a "politics matters" theme, Government in America illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, motivating students to become active participants in all aspects of political life.

Table of Contents

Introducing Government in America
The Constitution
Federalism
Civil Liberties and Public Policy
Civil Rights and Public Policy
Public Opinion and Political Action
The Mass Media and the Political Agenda
Political Parties
Nominations and Campaigns
Elections and Voting Behavior
Interest Groups
Congress
The Presidency
The Congress, the President, and the Budget: Politics of Taxing and Spending
The Federal Bureaucracy
The Federal Courts
Economic Policy Making
Social Welfare Policymaking
Policymaking for Healthcare and the Environment
National Security Policy Making
The New Face of State and Local Government
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