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Politics in America: Texas Edition

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780130271006

ISBN10:
0130271004
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div
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Summary

Politics in America uses Harold Laswell's classic definition of politics: who gets what, when and how as a framework for presenting a clear, concise, and stimulation introduction to the American political system. Designed to prepare students for the millennial election year. Dye's lively and absorbing narrative examines the struggle for power the participants, the stakes, the processes, and the institutional arena and an abundance of feature boxes explore timely issues and opinions, draw cross-cultural comparisons, and introduce important people. One of the most well-known political scientists, Tom Dye has written a balanced, and exceedingly readable.

Table of Contents

PART I: POLITICS
Politics: Who Gets What, When, and How
1(23)
Political Culture: Ideas in Conflict
24(30)
PART II: CONSTITUTION
The Constitution: Limiting Governmental Power
54(34)
Constitution of the United States
Federalism: Dividing Governmental Power
88(30)
PART III: PARTICIPANTS
Opinion and Participation: Thinking and Acting in Politics
118(38)
Mass Media: Setting the Political Agenda
156(30)
Political Parties: Organizing Politics
186(42)
Campaigns and Elections: Deciding Who Governs
228(50)
Interest Groups: Getting Their Share and More
278(38)
PART IV: INSTITUTIONS
Congress: Politics on Capitol Hill
316(58)
The President: White House Politics
374(44)
The Bureaucracy: Bureaucratic Politics
418(44)
Courts: Judicial Politics
462(40)
PART V: OUTCOMES
Politics and Personal Liberty
502(42)
Politics and Civil Rights
544(46)
Politics and the Economy
590(28)
Politics and Social Welfare
618(28)
Politics and National Security
646(34)
PART VI: TEXAS POLITICS
The Social and Economic Milieu of Texas Politics
680(34)
The Texas Constitution
714(28)
Interest Groups, Political Parties, and Elections in Texas
742(34)
The Texas Legislature
776(38)
The Texas Executive and Bureaucracy
814(36)
The Texas Judiciary
850(36)
Local Government in Texas: Cities, Towns, Counties, and Special Districts
886(36)
APPENDIX
The Declaration of Independence
922(2)
The Federalist, No. 10
924(3)
James Madison
The Federalist, No. 51
927(2)
James Madison
Presidential Voting
929(3)
Party Control of Congress
932


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