9780130315663

Government by the People

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130315663

  • ISBN10:

    0130315664

  • Edition: National
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Best selling American Government book for the Introduction to American Government Politics course.

Table of Contents

PART I CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES
Constitutional Democracy
1(24)
The Living Constitution
25(26)
The Constitution of the United States
43(8)
American Federalism
51(22)
PART II THE POLITICAL PROCESS
Political Culture and Ideology
73(22)
The American Political Landscape
95(22)
Interest Groups: The Politics of Influence
117(26)
Political Parties: Essential to Democracy
143(28)
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
171(22)
Campaigns and Elections: Democracy in Action
193(30)
The Media and American Politics
223(20)
PART III POLICY-MAKING INSTITUTIONS
Congress: The People's Branch
243(30)
The Presidency: The Leadership Branch
273(24)
Congressional-Presidential Relations
297(20)
The Judiciary: The Balancing Branch
317(26)
The Bureaucracy: The Real Power?
343(20)
PART IV RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES
First Amendment Freedoms
363(20)
Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property
383(20)
Equal Rights Under the Law
403(24)
PART V THE POLITICS OF NATIONAL POLICY
Making Economic and Regulatory Policy
427(28)
Making Social Policy
455(22)
Making Foreign and Defense Policy
477(28)
The Democratic Faith
505
APPENDIX
The Declaration of Independence
1
The Federalist, No. 10
2
The Federalist, No. 51
5
The Federalist, No. 78
6
Presidential Election Results
9

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