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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
|The Living Constitution|
|Political Culture and Ideology|
|The American Political Landscape|
|Interest Groups: The Politics of Influence|
|Political Parties: Essential to Democracy|
|Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting|
|Campaigns and Elections: Democracy in Action|
|The Media and American Politics|
|Congress: The Peoplersquo;s Branch|
|The Presidency: The Leadership Branch|
|The Federal Administrative System: Executing the Laws|
|The Judiciary: The Balancing Branch|
|First Amendment Freedoms|
|Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property|
|Equal Rights Under the Law|
|Making Economic and Regulatory Policy|
|Making Social Policy|
|Making Foreign and Defense Policy|
|California Government and Politics in a Historical Perspective|
|Democracy California Style: Political Participation|
|The California State Legislature|
|The California Executive and Bureaucracy|
|The California Judiciary|
|Local Government in California|
|California Fiscal Policy|
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