9780321442796

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321442796

  • ISBN10:

    0321442792

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Framing its content within a "politics matters" theme,Government in Americaillustrates 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 culture.

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
Campaignsand 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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