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The New American Democracy, Alternate Edition (with Study Card)

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780321345448

ISBN10:
0321345444
Format:
Package
Pub. Date:
1/1/2005
Publisher(s):
Longman

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Summary

This Alternate Edition is the comprehensive version of The New American Democracy without the policy chapters. Focusing on electoral forces, this text offers a stimulating, analytical approach that gives students a unique understanding of their political system as it exists today. Undoubtedly one of the most respected texts in the field, the Fourth Edition of this text broadens its electoral focus to encompass full coverage of the 2004 Election. With a December release, the content will be completely updated, including such timely topics on the election results, and Middle East Foreign Policy. A new elegant, streamlined format and design will visibly reflect the analytical approach and rational choice perspective. to focus on pertinent features and return to the true focus of the book, several features have been absolved, returning the text to its core strength. The addition of two new co-authors bring more coverage in certain key areas Bertram Johnson with expertise in InterGovernmental Relations, and D. Stephen Voss, a former journalist and race relations scholar.

Table of Contents

I. THE FOUNDATIONS OF A NEW AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. 1. Democracy in the United States. 2. Establishing a Constitutional Democracy. 3. Federalism: Division of Power Among National, State, and Local Governments. 4. America: Unity Amidst Diversity. II. THE INGREDIENTS OF THE NEW AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. 5. Public Opinion. 6. Individual Participation. 7. Interest-Group Participation in American Democracy. 8. Political Parties. 9. The Media. III. CAMPAIGNS AND ELECTIONS. 10. Electing the President. 11. Choosing the Congress. IV. THE GOVERNMENT. 12. The Congress and Its Work. 13. The Presidency: Powers and Practice. 14. The Bureaucracy. 15. The Courts. V. CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS. 16. Civil Liberties. 17. Civil Rights.


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