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Politics in America, California Edition

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780132320849

ISBN10:
0132320843
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div
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Summary

For courses in American Government. With a focus on conflict and the struggle for power and a powerful supplements package, this textbook ignites students'interest in American politics. This balanced and exceedingly readable text uses Harold Laswell's classic definition of politics"Who gets what, when, and how"as a framework for presenting a clear, concise, and stimulating introduction to the American political system. Updated with discussions of recent events in our country, well-known political scientist Tom Dye has written a lively and absorbing narrative examining the struggle for power: the participants, the stakes, the processes, and the institutional arenas. An abundance of feature boxes explore timely issues and opinions, draw cross-cultural comparisons, and introduce important people.

Table of Contents

Politics
Politics: Who Gets What, When, and How
Political Culture: Ideas in Conflict
Constitution
The Constitution: Limiting Governmental Power
Federalism: Dividing Governmental Power
Participants
Opinion and Participation: Thinking and Acting in Politics
Mass Media: Setting the Political Agenda
Political Parties: Organizing Politics
Campaigns and Elections: Deciding Who Governs
Interest Groups: Getting Their Share and More
Institutions
Congress: Politics on Capitol Hill
The President: White House Politics
The Bureaucracy: Bureaucratic Politics
Courts: Judicial Politics
Outcomes
Politics and Personal Liberty
Politics and Civil Rights
Politics and the Economy
Politics and Social Welfare
Politics and National Security
California Politics
California Government and Politics in a Historical Perspective
Democracy CA Style
The CA State Legislature
The CA Executive and Bureaucracy
The CA Judiciary
Local Government in California
California Fiscal Policy
Appendix
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