9780136131939

Government by the People, California Brief Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136131939

  • ISBN10:

    013613193X

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

The most authoritative text for American Government,Government By the Peopleis always one step ahead. Building on a long tradition of clear and accessible writing, sound scholarship, and currency, it has become the most reliable, responsive, and respected text for todayrs"s American government course. Its distinguished author team addresses your needs and the needs of your students in every editionwith the most innovative response to teaching trends, as well as trends in the discipline. With this textrs"s essential foundation, students will be set to respondas involved American citizensto the political issues facing their country, and their world, in the twenty-first century.

Table of Contents

Constitutional Democracy
American Federalism
Political Culture and Ideology
The American Political Landscape
Political Parties and Interest Groups
Public Opinion, Voting, and Elections
The Media and American Politics
Congress
The Presidency
The Federal Administrative System
The Judiciary
First Amendment Freedoms
Equal Justice Under the Law
Making Economic, Regulatory, and Social Policy
Making Foreign and Defense Policy
California
Democracy, California Style
The California State Legislature
The California Executive and Bureaucracy
The California Judiciary
Local Government in California
California Fiscal Policy
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