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Perspectives on American Politics,9780395961025

Perspectives on American Politics

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Edition:
3rd
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9780395961025

ISBN10:
0395961025
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/28/1999
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Comprehensive and thematically rich, the Fourth Edition is designed for instructors who want an American politics reader that can supplement any text. This comprehensive volume includes up-to-date readings that correspond to the most frequently assigned chapters of American government texts and expand students' understanding and knowledge of how the American system works. Selections fall into four categories┐classical/constitutional, historical, comparative, and contemporary┐providing a range of perspectives that expand student understanding and knowledge of the U.S. governmental system.

Table of Contents

The Constitution
Foundations
Federalist No. 10
Federalist No. 47
Federalist No. 48
Federalist No. 51
The Address and Reason of Dissent of the Minority of the Convention of Pennsylvania to Their Constituents
American Politics Today
Second Thoughts on the Second Amendment
The International Context
How Ideas Travel: Rights at Home and Abroad
View from the Inside
The Founding Fathers: A Reform Caucus in Action
Federalism
Foundations
What the Antifederalists Were For, Herbert Storing
Federalist No. 39
Federalist No. 45
American Politics Today
American Federalism on the Horizon
The International Context
If You Sincerely Want to Be a United States..., The Economist
View from the Inside
The Man Behind the Mayor
The Out-of-Towners
Civil Liberties
Foundations
On Liberty
American Politics Today
Terrorism and the Limits of Law
The International Context
The Universal Declaration and the U.S. Constitution
View from the Inside
Speaking Our Minds
Civil Rights
Foundations
Plessy v. Ferguson, Justice Henry B. Brown, Justice John Marshall Harlan, dissenting
Brown v. Board of Education, Chief Justice
Boiling v. Sharpe, Chief Justice
American Politics Today
Affirmative Action--Don't Mend or End It--Bend It
The International Context
Multicultural Citizenship
View from the Inside
Women in the Barracks
Political Culture and Public Opinion
Foundations
Democracy in America
American Politics Today
One Nation, Slightly Divisible
The International Context
American Exceptionalism: A Double-Edged Sword
View from the Inside
The Other War Room
Interest Groups
Foundations
The Scope and Bias of the Pressure System
American Politics Today
Always Involved, Rarely Central: Organized Interests in American Politics
The International Context
Lobbying, Euro-Style
View from the Inside
A New Form of Lobbying Puts Public Face on Private Interest
The Media
Foundations
New York Times Co. v. United States
American Politics Today
Bias
Victim Politics
The International Context
Inside Al Jazeera
View from the Inside
Keeper of Secrets
Parties and Elections
Foundations
Towards a More Responsible Two-Party System, The APSA Committee on Political Parties
American Politics Today
The Crabgrass Wars
Why There's Nothing the Democrats Could
The International Context
Breaking the Two-Party Monopoly, Douglas J. Amy IV. View from the Inside
Oh, Waiter! One Order of Crow! Jeff Greenfield
The Congress
Foundations
Federalist No. 55
Federalist No. 57
American Politics Today
What the American Public Wants Congress to Be
The International Context
Changing Perceptions of the British System
View from the Inside
Dr. Feelgood
The Presidency
Foundations
Federalist No. 68
Federalist No. 70
Presidential Power
American Politics Today
The Changing Leadership
The International Context
Presidents and Prime Ministers
View from the Inside
September 11, 2001
The Bureaucracy
Foundations
Bureaucracy
American Politics Today
Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It
The International Context
The Distinctive Nature of American Public Administration
View from the Inside
Descent into Evil
The Judiciary
Foundations
Federalist No. 78
Marbury v. Madison, Chief Justice
American Politics Today
Beyond Bush v. Gore
The International Context
Judicial Activism in Canada and the United States
View from the Inside
The "Accidental President,"
Public Policy
Foundations
Domestic Policy Making
American Politics Today
Nine Misconceptions About Social Security
The International Context
America and the World
View from the Inside
Taking the Initiative, or Risk Taking Inside Government
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